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Guacamole Tossed Salad Recipe
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Guacamole Tossed Salad Recipe

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This colorful salad is a hit even with those who don't like avocados.—Lori Fisher, Chino Hills, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups torn salad greens

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion and bacon; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Pour over tomato mixture; toss gently. Add avocados.
  3. Place greens in a large salad bowl; add avocado mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Guacamole Tossed Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2003, p16

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Reviewed May. 25, 2014

I loved this salad and will definitely be making again. Next time I will reduce the salt as I thought it was a bit too salty. I only used 1 avocado and thought it was plenty. I also used real bacon bits to save on prep time.

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Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

A must try for those (like me) who love avocados

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

My husband and I started our supper and looked up at each other at the same time ... "This salad is good!" I was worried before I tasted it that it had too many onions, that the dressing smelled too sweet, but all the parts came together to create a delicious whole. I will definitely be making this again!

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011

This has got to be one of my favorite salad recipes. Every time we are having a mexican style dinner, this salad goes perfectly with it. Plus it's so darn yummy!!! My husband and I both just love it!

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

A great salad, even though I forgot and left the bacon in the microwave! I did add about 2 T. of sugar to the dressing, and I really liked the subtle sweet/sour effect. I made the dressing and added the onion and chopped tomatoes to it and let it marinate in the refrigerator until just before serving, then I added the avocado and lettuce - that helped with last minute preparations.

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