Colorful Avocado Salad Recipe
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Colorful Avocado Salad Recipe

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I appreciate the crisp, fresh vegetables and bright colors in this nutritious salad. A friend gave me the idea for this recipe while we were discussing salads. —Bev Lehrman, Gijoca, Brazil
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium tomato, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup julienned green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with fat-free dressing) equals 190 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add dressing and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Just before serving, add avocado and toss gently. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Colorful Avocado Salad in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p7

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with fat-free dressing) equals 190 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"Wonderfully simple dish that my whole family loved. I usually make it a day before I plan to serve it so all the flavors have time to mesh."

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2012

"Made as directed and this turned out really good. Next time I might decrease the red onion though. Will def make again, Thanks!"

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"This was extremely good. Crunchy and very flavorful. I added sea salt and fresh pepper for some additional flavor. Great with steak or tri tip."

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