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Jalapeno Avocado Salad Recipe

Jalapeno Avocado Salad Recipe

This salad's tangy dressing will have everyone asking for seconds. Guests like it because it's different, and I enjoy it because I can add whatever vegetables I have.—Jennifer Villarreal, Texas City, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 8 cups torn salad greens


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the avocados, tomatoes, onion, jalapenos and lime juice; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup juice. Stir sugar into reserved juice; add to avocado mixture. Place greens in a salad bowl; add avocado mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 93 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.