Made with an abundance of rich and creamy avocados, vibrant tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, bright red onions and a fresh herb dressing. A healthy side that's perfect for a summer lunch or dinner!
medium (12 oz)
cut into quarters through the length then sliced
sliced into small pieces
(firm but ripe), sliced into bite size pieces
fresh lemon juice***
red wine vinegar
extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the dressing: In a small mixing bowl whisk together lemon juice, red wine vinegar, extra virgin oil oil, honey, garlic, cilantro, parsley, oregano, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a large bowl gently toss together cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, and avocado with dressing.
Serve shortly after preparing.
*I like to use a multicolor blend of tomatoes for a more visually appealing salad but all red tomatoes work just fine too.
**For a slightly milder flavor red onions can be rinsed under water and drained well to help remove harsh bite.
***Lime juice can be substituted.
For a more refreshing salad you can use chilled ingredients and a chilled dressing (don't chill tomatoes longer than a few hours though, and wait to cut the avocado until ready to serve).
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