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No-Fuss Avocado Onion Salad Recipe
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No-Fuss Avocado Onion Salad Recipe

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My mother, Nena, grew up in Cuba and learned many styles of cooking. She had a knack for making something incredibly simple taste incredibly amazing. This salad is proof. By itself, the dressing is really tart, but add the avocados and onions and it's the perfect complement. —Marina Castle, Canyon Country, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup stone-ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 147 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 2 fat

Directions

  1. Arrange avocado and onion slices on a large platter. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients; drizzle over salad. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as No-Fuss Avocado Onion Salad in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p74


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msslab
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"Fixed this for lunch, it was sooooo good my sister asked me for the recipe! This was the first time I had made it so guess it is a keeper!! I loved it too."

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msslab
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"Fixed this for lunch and it was soooo good my sister asked for the recipe! This was my first time in making it----guess it is a keeper!! I loved it too."

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Memaw2405
Reviewed May. 27, 2014

"This is the most awesome salad ever! I made this for our Memorial Day BBQ and I got complaints.......that there wasn't enough! I could have easily doubled this and still not have had any leftovers. Just as several other reviewers stated, I too was hesitant after tasting the dressing on it's own as it is very tart and mustardy. I was concerned about ruining perfectly good avocados and Maui onions. Don't give that a thought! I have no idea how the veggies temper the dressing but together they are magical. This is a summertime keeper!"

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pamfwells
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"Easy, tasty, simple. That's the way to go"

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lesleigh5
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

"Tangy & sweet & oh, so GOOD! A few dashes of garlic powder finish it off perfectly. We eat this with everything all summer long! -Lesleigh Baden"

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justmbeth
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"This was an awesome side dish and super simple to put together. I was a bit hestitant after tasting the dressing. It was a quite tart alone but quite an enhancement to the avocado and onion."

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northview5
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2011

"Just had this salad for supper. Awesome!! We didn't have stone-ground mustard so we used spicy brown and it was superb. It was a HUGE hit with everyone!"

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Jellybug
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"This was a salad my mom made several times a week."

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