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My Favorite Avocado Salad

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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings

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.
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.
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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  • justmbeth
    Dec 27, 2017

    Good salad! I did leave out the walnuts.

  • kimspacc
    Aug 1, 2017

    Excellent!

  • Diana
    Jul 8, 2017

    So easy to prepare and great flavor.

  • curlylis85
    May 14, 2017

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