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Colorful Avocado Salad

 Colorful Avocado Salad
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
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
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.