Avocado Salsa

03.18.2018

Why have plain old tomato salsa when you can add avocados to the mix? This Avocado Salsa is amazingly delicious and it’s easy to make! For this recipe you’ll chop up tomatoes, avocados, red onions, cilantro, jalapeños, and garlic and toss it all together with some fresh lime juice and oil and you’ve got a chip dip no one can resist! Minimal ingredients but you get tons of fresh flavor.

Avocado Salsa With Tomatoes and Onions

Avocado Salsa

This is basically guacamole meets salsa. It has the flavors of guacamole but more of a texture similar to a chunky salsa.

It’s perfect as a tortilla chip dip or you can add it to salmon or chicken or heavily layer it over your taco salad or add it to your taco lettuce wraps. It would also be in Tortilla Soup.

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What I’m getting at is you need to try this stuff. It’s so flavorful, so creamy, so hearty and so versatile. A staple recipe for sure!

 

How to make salsa with guacamole

To give you an idea of how much I liked this, let’s just say it pretty much ruined my dinner plans today. I made chicken tacos but then before dinner I sat down to eat this, and I ate so much I wasn’t even hungry for dinner in the slightest.

Oh well, it was definitely worth it! I started out eating it with chips but it was just so good I ditched the chips and ate it by the spoonful. And I don’t feel guilty about it because just look at all the healthy ingredients in the recipe. Fresh, nutrient packed ingredients. You are going to love this!

Adding lemon and olive oil to bowl of avocado salsa

If you aren’t a fan of spicy you can definitely omit the jalapeños. And if you like it spicier you can leave in the seeds or even use hotter peppers like serrano or habanero. How much heat can you handle??

Guacamole Salsa Ingredients in Bowl

This is a great recipe to have for summer too with all the summer cookouts. It will easily be the first thing to go! We all love those ultra creamy, silky smooth avocados and their enticing flavor.

Easy to make salsa with avocado

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Avocado Salsa

5 from 4 votes

Yield: About 6 servings

Servings: 6
Calories: 238 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 medium roma tomatoes (20 oz), seeded and diced
  • 1 cup chopped red onion, chopped
  • 1 large or 2 small jalapeños, seeded and chopped (1/4 cup. Leave seeds if you like heat)
  • 3 medium avocados, semi-firm but ripe, peeled, cored and diced
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (more or less to taste as desired)
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves , chopped

Instructions

  1. Place red onion in a strainer or sieve and rinse under cool water to remove harsh bite. Drain well. Add to a mixing bowl along with diced tomatoes, jalapeños and avocados.
  2. In a separate small mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper until mixture is well blended. Pour mixture over avocado mixture, add cilantro then gently toss mixture to evenly coat. Serve with tortilla chips or over Mexican entrees.
  3. Recipe Source: Cooking Classy
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Potassium 650mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 15.6%
Vitamin C 29.4%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

46 comments

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci): I could absolutely live off of this salsa, love the avocado addition! July 8, 2014 at 7:05pm Reply

  • Phuong: I lived off of avocados, too, the last whole week. I had not tried avocados for salads until a couple of weeks ago (I had firmly believed avocado is fruit and should be good just by itself) and immediately fell in love. I must try this recipe. Just a little question: I guess avocado is heat producing since I tend to get pimples on my face if I eat too much of it. Does this happen to you, too? :’) July 8, 2014 at 6:42pm Reply

  • Liz@Virtually Homemade: This looks so good I could eat it off the screen! I LOVE avocados too!!! July 8, 2014 at 5:45pm Reply

  • Natasha of Natashaskitchen.com: Jaclyn, this looks so so good! I want to eat that whole bowl of goodness! Pinned :) July 8, 2014 at 3:56pm Reply

  • Shari Kelley: I’m with you about avocados, Jaclyn. I love avocado anything! What a great idea to combine guacamole and salsa. The dressing looks so good, too. Can’t wait to try this! July 8, 2014 at 1:39pm Reply

  • Jill: Bright and Tasty, just the way my family likes it. I also like that it is chunky instead of creamed. July 8, 2014 at 1:22pm Reply

  • Matt Robinson: Almost to perfect looking to eat, Jaclyn. Love this salsa! July 8, 2014 at 11:10am Reply

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks: I swear this is what I lived off of for the whole 3-day Fourth of July weekend! With lots and lots to drinks to wash it down with! Whoops!

    Avocado, tomatoes, chunky salsa-ish style, with the jalepenos, lime and cilantro, this is my dream dip!!! :) Pinned! July 8, 2014 at 11:08am Reply

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