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Tomato Salad with Avocado and Fresh Herbs

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160Calories
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Tomato Salad with Avocado and Fresh Herbs

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Description

In the height of summer, you may find yourself feasting as often as possible on this salad platter of all the flavors and colors of the season. The stunningly simple presentation features ripe tomatoes and avocado in a light red wine vinaigrette accented with fresh basil and mint. You may want a baguette on the side for mopping up every last bit of the juices. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sher Castellano.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 heirloom tomato (or beefsteak tomato, large)
  • 1 avocado (firm-ripe, large)
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes (Sungold if available, or other yellow cherry or teardrop tomatoes)
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil leaves (packed, torn into pieces)
  • 1 Tbsp. sliced white onion (finely, or red onion)
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper (plus more to taste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (small leaves or larger ones torn in pieces, loosely packed)
  • baguette (optional)
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    Directions

    1. Core the heirloom tomato, then cut into thin rounds and arrange on a platter. Pit and peel avocado, cut into thin lengthwise slices, and scatter over the sliced tomato.
    2. Cut cherry tomatoes and Sungolds in half and put in a medium bowl. Add basil, onion, olive oil, vinegar, and 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper and mix gently to combine well. Taste and add more salt and pepper if you like.
    3. Pour the tomato and dressing mixture over the sliced tomato and avocado. Top with fresh mint and sprinkle with more salt and pepper if you like. Serve with a baguette if desired.
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    160Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories160Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium240mg10%
    Potassium440mg13%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium4%
    Iron8%

    * 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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    Yummly User 2 months ago
    This is a refreshing easy salad to make, using herbs from my garden.

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