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My Favorite Avocado Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

9 servings

Tangy lime dressing is the perfect topper for this avocado salad. Toasted walnuts make for crunchy goodness, but try it with any kind of nut you like. —Ilia Kaku, North Richland Hills, Texas
My Favorite Avocado Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  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.

Nutrition 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.

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