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