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Fiesta Chopped Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

We create this colorful garden mixture with vegetables that are bursting with flavor. The dressing makes the fresh salad a welcome addition to almost any entree. —Merwyn Garbini, Tuscon, Arizona
Fiesta Chopped Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Toss avocado with lemon juice; gently fold into salad. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 91 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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