Tomato and Avocado Salad Recipe

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Emily Published: March 31, 2021 Modified: July 27, 2021
Tomato and Avocado Salad Recipe

How To Make Tomato and Avocado Salad

Enjoy the healthy and refreshing flavors of this tomato and avocado salad tossed in simple lemon vinaigrette for some added zing.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 5 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1ripeavocado
  • 2tsplemon juice
  • 1tbspvirgin olive oil
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 1large ripe tomato
  • 4cupmesclun salad greens,a mixture of different young, tender greens and herbs
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,coarsely chopped
  • tbsplemon juice
  • 3tbspvirgin olive oil
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. No more than 2 hours before serving the salad, cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and cut the flesh into ½-inch pieces

  2. In a small bowl, toss the avocado pieces with the 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and ⅛ teaspoon each of the salt and pepper. Set aside.

  3. At serving time, cut the tomato into four thick slices, and sprinkle with the remaining ⅛ teaspoon each of salt and pepper.

  4. Combine the dressing ingredients in a bowl large enough to hold the salad greens. Add the greens, and toss thoroughly.

  5. Divide the greens among four salad plates.

  6. Place a slice of tomato in the center of each plate of greens, and top with the avocado.

  7. Sprinkle with the cilantro, and serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 214.83kcal
  • Fat: 21.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.61g
  • Fiber: 4.42g
  • Sugar: 1.84g
  • Protein: 1.91g
  • Sodium: 307.07mg
  • Calcium: 25.59mg
  • Potassium: 422.38mg
  • Iron: 0.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 156.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.07mg
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