Guacamole Tossed Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
- 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/3 cup canola oil
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
- 4 cups torn salad greens
- In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion and bacon; set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Pour over tomato mixture; toss gently. Add avocados.
- Place greens in a large salad bowl; add avocado mixture and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 531 calories, 51g fat (7g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 868mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 10g fiber), 9g protein.
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May 16, 2019
Enjoyed this salad and have made several times, but we have enjoyed other dressings more than this one - Ranch and Blue Cheese are my family's favorites - everything else we keep the same. Easy to prep ahead and just throw together just before serving.
Dec 26, 2016
I would give this 10 stars, it is so delicious!!!! The only thing I changed was using grape tomatoes or similar small tomatoes.
Jan 1, 2015
This salad is delicious and easy to prep ahead and combine just before serving. I sometimes leave out the bacon for vegetarian guests.
May 25, 2014
I loved this salad and will definitely be making again. Next time I will reduce the salt as I thought it was a bit too salty. I only used 1 avocado and thought it was plenty. I also used real bacon bits to save on prep time.
Feb 19, 2013
A must try for those (like me) who love avocados
Jan 19, 2013
My husband and I started our supper and looked up at each other at the same time ... "This salad is good!" I was worried before I tasted it that it had too many onions, that the dressing smelled too sweet, but all the parts came together to create a delicious whole. I will definitely be making this again!
Sep 19, 2011
This has got to be one of my favorite salad recipes. Every time we are having a mexican style dinner, this salad goes perfectly with it. Plus it's so darn yummy!!! My husband and I both just love it!
Jun 28, 2011
A great salad, even though I forgot and left the bacon in the microwave! I did add about 2 T. of sugar to the dressing, and I really liked the subtle sweet/sour effect. I made the dressing and added the onion and chopped tomatoes to it and let it marinate in the refrigerator until just before serving, then I added the avocado and lettuce - that helped with last minute preparations.
May 30, 2010
I totally agree with the other people rating this recipe. It is wonderful. It goes great with your Southwestern Spaghetti recipe. YUMMY..
Mar 20, 2010
This salad is so good. It goes great with a mexican food meal. This will be one to make that company will love! I highly recommend it!