Avocado and Artichoke Hearts Holiday Salad

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JoSele Swopes

By
@JODIE57

My mom has made this salad for the holidays for years it is a favorite from spring to winter. It is quite heavenly. I have made changes to it though. To be made the night before and chilled.

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This is a colorful and tasty salad with a great assortment of fresh veggies. Since it's lightly dressed, you really taste the flavors of the veggies when they marry together overnight. It's a delicious and bright salad. It's a healthy holiday side dish but should be enjoyed year round.

Note: We added a few extra slices of tomato and avocado along with the Feta cheese when serving as decoration. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • DRESSING

  • 1/4 c
    white balsamic vinegar (can substitute regular balsamic vinegar)
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • ·
    salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • SALAD

  • 1 jar(s)
    artichoke hearts, 12 oz. (small, in water, drained)
  • 1/2 medium
    English cucumber (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 medium
    red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium
    yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch
    cilantro, fresh finely chopped
  • 3 medium
    Haas avocados, sliced
  • 5 medium
    Roma tomatoes (sliced)
  • 1/2 bunch
    cauliflower, small florets
  • 1/2 bunch
    broccoli, small florets
  • 5 medium
    mushrooms, fresh (sliced)
  • ·
    Feta cheese for serving

How to Make Avocado and Artichoke Hearts Holiday Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the artichoke hearts, cucumber, onion, bell peppers, cilantro, cauliflower, and broccoli florets.
  2. Add the avocados, Roma tomatoes, and sliced mushrooms.
  3. Drizzle with vinegar and oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Carefully mix, taking care not to break up the avocados.
  6. Place in a resealable container. Close lid tightly and put in fridge overnight to chill and marinate.
  7. Add Feta cheese when serving.

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About Avocado and Artichoke Hearts Holiday Salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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