Fresh Herbed Avocado Salad Recipe

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Charles Published: November 11, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Fresh Herbed Avocado Salad Recipe

How To Make Fresh Herbed Avocado Salad

Spruce up your avocado dishes with this amazing avocado salad with a bunch of tasty herbs! This wonderful dish has a savory surely anyone could love.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupraw pepitas(green pumpkin seeds)
  • ¼tspchili powder
  • ¼tspextra-virgin olive oil
  • pinchsalt
  • ½ cupradishchopped
  • ½ cup green onionchopped
  • ½ cup fresh cilantrochopped (along with parsley, basil and/or dill)
  • 1mediumjalapeño, seeds and membranes removed, chopped omit if sensitive to spice
  • 4 avocadoslarge, just-ripe
  • ¼cuplime juice
  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2tsphoney or maple syrup
  • ½tspfine sea salt
  • lime zestfor garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Since avocados start browning once they’re cut, start by preparing everything else first.

  2. Toast the pepitas in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring often, until they’re starting to turn golden on the edges and make little popping noises, about 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the chili powder, olive oil and pinch of salt. Set aside to cool.

  4. Meanwhile, combine the chopped radish, green onion, herbs and jalapeño in a bowl, and set aside.

  5. To prepare the dressing, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, honey and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

  6. You can slice or dice the avocados however you’d like, but for the prettiest slices, first cut the avocados in half and remove the pits. Then cut the halves in half again to make long quarters. Peel the avocado skin off each quarter and carefully slice it into long strips.

  7. To assemble, place the avocado in a medium serving bowl or platter. Drizzle the dressing all over them. Stir the toasted pepitas into the herb mix, then spoon it over the avocados. Finish the salad with optional flaky salt and/or lime zest.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1100.00kcal
  • Fat: 87.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 38.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 27.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 64.00g
  • Fiber: 23.52g
  • Sugar: 12.74g
  • Protein: 42.25g
  • Sodium: 1726.02mg
  • Calcium: 235.51mg
  • Potassium: 2556.00mg
  • Iron: 13.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 159.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 131.20mg
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