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avocado salad

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

This bright, colorful, and tasty salad is perfect as a light lunch or a side dish for grilled fish, chicken, or steak. This avocado salad is one of our favorites with a clean, light taste that brings out all the best that the fresh vegetables offer.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For avocado salad

  • 1 Tbsp
    champagne vinegar
  • 1
    lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp
    honey (to taste)
  • ¼ tsp
    garlic powder
  • ¼ c
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 md
    sized avocados diced
  • 1
    english cucumber cut in quarters and sliced
  • 2 c
    cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • ½ md
    red onion sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make avocado salad

  • 1
    In a small bowl whisk together the champagne vinegar, lemon juice, honey, garlic powder, and olive oil. Add the fresh basil and parsley and whisk again.
  • 2
    In a large bowl combine the avocados, English cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and red onion.
  • 3
    Drizzle with the lemon-honey vinaigrette and gently toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste. For best results serve promptly.