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Tomato and Avocado Salad Recipe

Tomato and Avocado Salad Recipe

Here's a cool alternative to guacamole. The slightly tart dressing showcases the garden-fresh flavors of ruby-red tomatoes and ripe avocados. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, cilantro, lime juice, garlic salt, oregano and cumin. Arrange tomatoes and avocados on lettuce if desired. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 232 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Tomato and Avocado Salad

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 205196
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2012

"Great light side. But like all dishes with avocado, best to make exactly enough as you need as leftovers don't hold up well."

savoie.luvgspointers User ID: 6225701 136063
Reviewed May. 1, 2012

"I love avocado and the dressing on this is great."

5xamom User ID: 787516 136061
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2010

"The flavors are awesome!! Even my five children ages 16-9 loved this!! Will make over and over and over again!!! Thanks. It is great to have a way to use my fresh tomatoes. YUM!"

Spiffy64 User ID: 5125460 205195
Reviewed May. 12, 2010

"I love this is especially good when served with chicken tacos-like the ones in the picture."

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