Quick Mexican Avocado Salad

4
(7) 4 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
10
min.
Servings

4 servings

Avocado lovers know: It doesn't take much to make avocado taste great! For proof, give this incredibly easy Mexican-style salad a try.

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Make It

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  • Mix dressing, onions and crushed red pepper.
  • Place 1 avocado half on each serving plate.
  • Drizzle evenly with dressing mixture.

Serving Suggestion

In addition to brightening up your plate, this easy-to-make side salad also makes a great accompaniment to a serving of cooked lean meat, fish or poultry.

How to Prevent Avocados from Browning

Brush some of the dressing mixture onto cut sides of avocados as soon as they are cut to help prevent them from turning brown.

Special Extra

Score flesh of each avocado half, being careful not to cut through the peel.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 3 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The avocados are a good source of vitamin C in this quick salad that's got a kick of spice.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 170
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 9g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • betterfli99 |

    This tasted pretty much exactly like what it is, an avocado with salad dressing. I think we will stick to regular avocado with salt instead.

  • Linda lsmd |

    Who knew something so simple would be so good

  • oraliav |

    the zesty italian added a different flavor which was good. I added chopped tomatoes.

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