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Colorful Avocado Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

I appreciate the crisp, fresh vegetables and bright colors in this nutritious salad. The avocado adds a delightful creaminess. A friend gave me the idea for this recipe while we were discussing salads. —Bev Lehrman, Jijoca, Brazil
Colorful Avocado Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 medium tomato, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 small cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup julienned green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients. Add dressing and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Just before serving, add avocado and toss gently.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 176 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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