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Simple Avocado & Tomato Salad Recipe

Simple Avocado & Tomato Salad Recipe

For a speedy side, Jennifer serves an avocado salad. “My mother came up with this when she had too many ripe avocados and tomatoes on hand.” —Jennifer Reid, Farmington, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat Italian salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the avocados, tomatoes and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over avocado mixture; toss gently to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 197 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 7g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Reviews for Simple Avocado & Tomato Salad

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 197256
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"Very good! Definitely will do again."

wld User ID: 1152250 133859
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2012

"I wasn't sure how this would be, but I ended up loving it! Will be making it again."

mac11civic User ID: 4260104 150672
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"Love this salad! I used regular tomatoes when I didn't have cherry on hand and it was still great but the dressing was runny. But its awesome and make sure its cold."

scrapo User ID: 2908723 193935
Reviewed May. 4, 2011

"My DH and I weren't too crazy about this salad - it was okay - but I don't think I will make it again. Would rather make fresh guacomole with the avocado!"

DKASPARTN User ID: 2127530 112180
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"Tasty, fast and easy."

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