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Summer Avocado Salad

 Summer Avocado Salad
Garden-fresh veggies, creamy avocado and a sprinkling of feta cheese make this chunky salad a healthy summer standout! Shared by Deborah Williams of Peoria, Arizona.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, seeded and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Dash garlic powder
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • Bibb lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; cover and
  • refrigerate for 15-20 minutes. Add avocado; toss gently. Sprinkle
  • with feta cheese. Serve immediately on lettuce-lined plates if
  • desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 227 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 4 g protein.