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Avocado Salad

Total time:

5 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
150 Calories
14 g Fat
5 g Fiber
80 mg Sodium
7 g Carbs
Avocado Salad

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This four-ingredient salad is a wonderful treat atop the Potato and Kale Tacos or simply eaten alone as an afternoon snack. With fresh avocado, onion, lime juice and olive oil, it is quick to prepare and can be used as a side with any dish. Nutritionally, it is a powerhouse with excellent sources of Dietary Fiber (20% DV) and Vitamin K (20% DV), along with good sources of Vitamin C (15% DV), Potassium (10% DV), Vitamin B6 (10% DV) and Folate (10%).

Ingredients

Serves: 4

2 ripe, medium Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced
1 lime, juiced
1 Tbsp. minced red onion
2 tsp. olive oil
1 pinch salt
1 pinch pepper

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Toss avocado with lime juice, onion, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Use as a topping for tacos or on its own.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with a side of fresh cabbage slaw.

Beverage Pairing: Mineral Water with Lime.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 150
Total Fat 14 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1.5 g, Mono 9 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 80 mg
Potassium 390 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 0 g
Protein 2 g

Vitamin A 113 IU; Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 11 mg; Iron 0.5 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 68 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.11 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 0%; Iron 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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About the author

Sabrina Modelle is the author and photographer behind the popular blog, The Tomato Tart. Her recipes and photographs have been featured on The Huffington Post, The Discovery Channel’s Green Wine Guide, The Jerusalem Post, and in The Green Market Baking Book (Sterling Press, 2010). Sabrina has been a web designer, usability expert, and brand consultant since 1994 and has worked with clients from Pepsi and Pet Smart to The ACLU and ASPCA. When she’s not working or instagraming, Sabrina can be usually be found at her home in the redwoods with her nose in a cookbook and a dog in her lap.

Sabrina is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.

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