Tomato, Onion and Avocado #Saladbar

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This months Salad Bar theme is all about avocados. I love the creaminess of them and that green color makes any salad look so colorful and inviting. I also love to slice them and put them in sandwiches.

Lets just say you are planning on bringing this at a relative or friends house. My advice is to slice the onions ahead of time. Plan on cutting and assembling everything else when you get there. The reasons why is the avocado once cut, will need some type of acid to keep it from turning brown and you will destroy the flavor of tomatoes and make them a mealy texture if you refrigerate them.

If you’re interested in joining us next month, check out The Salad Bar Facebook page. Thanks to Wendy, The Weekend Gourmet, for hosting us again this month.

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Tomato, Onions and Avocado Salad

Ingredients:

1 pint of grape tomatoes cut in half

1/2 medium red onion sliced

2 avocados, peeled and cut into bite sized chunks

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 garlic clove minced

2 teaspoons dried oregano

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

Combine the tomatoes onions and avocado in a medium bowl. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, add the parsley, garlic, oregano, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Shake to combine. Pour over salad. Stir to ensure everything is coated with the vinaigrette.

Serve immediately. Do not refrigerate.

Peace be with you,

Veronica

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8 Responses to “Tomato, Onion and Avocado #Saladbar”

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    Liz — August 17, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Such a gorgeous salad, Vonnie! Simple and oh, so tasty!

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    Christiane -Taking On Magazines — August 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    oh my gosh! I just want to dive into that bowl. It all looks so amazingly delicious thank you for sharing your salad.

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    Debra Elliott — August 17, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    My favorite kind of food…yummy in my tummy

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    Michelle — August 17, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    This sounds delicious, and your photos are beautiful.

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    Marlene @Nosh My Way — August 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    Beautiful presentation and so colorful with the tomato

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    Lisa @ Whisk & Cleaver — August 17, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    Great tip on how to preserve the avocados. I love assembling salads on site, it’s a fun way to connect with your hostess.

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    Debra — August 18, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    I will have to replace the avocados with cucumbers! :) (I have half a five gallon bucket full to do something with today.)

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    Mary @ Fit and Fed — August 18, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    Yum, bring this over to my house anytime!

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