Jalapeno Avocado Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
- 1 cup lime juice
- 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 8 cups torn salad greens
- In a large bowl, combine the avocados, tomatoes, onion, jalapenos and lime juice; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup juice. Stir sugar into reserved juice; add to avocado mixture. Place greens in a salad bowl; add avocado mixture and toss to coat.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 93 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
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Jan 28, 2016
We really enjoyed the tangy lime juice dressing. Since I had some baby spinach left from another recipe, I used that for the salad greens.
Apr 11, 2013
I thought that this would be an interesting tasting salad, but I did not care for it at all. The lime juice flavor was too overwhelming and it was just missing something to give it another note of flavor. I have similar salad recipes that I prefer, so I will not be making this one again.