My Favorite Avocado Salad Recipe

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My Favorite Avocado Salad Recipe
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My Favorite Avocado Salad Recipe

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Tangy lime dressing is the perfect topper for this avocado salad. Toasted walnuts add a great crunch, but go ahead and sprinkle on any kind of nut. —Ilia Kaku, North Richland Hills, Texas
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 5 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • LIME DRESSING:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash sugar

Directions

Drizzle lemon juice over avocados. In a serving bowl, combine salad greens, tomatoes, onion, walnuts and avocados. Whisk together dressing ingredients; pour over salad. Toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as My Favorite Avocado Salad in Taste of Home April/May 2017

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 130 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 5 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • LIME DRESSING:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash sugar
  1. Drizzle lemon juice over avocados. In a serving bowl, combine salad greens, tomatoes, onion, walnuts and avocados. Whisk together dressing ingredients; pour over salad. Toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as My Favorite Avocado Salad in Taste of Home April/May 2017

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kimspacc User ID: 1340117 270243
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2017

"Excellent!"

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Diana User ID: 9215765 269173
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2017

"So easy to prepare and great flavor."

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curlylis85 User ID: 3166950 265961
Reviewed May. 14, 2017

"The dressing is addictive and this is the perfect side salad for avocado lovers!"

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