Cook This Fresh & Healthy Avocado Salsa in Minutes!

Avocado Salsa | Cooking Classy

Yield: About 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium roma tomatoes (20 oz), seeded and diced
  • 1 cup chopped red onion, chopped
  • 1 large or 2 small jalapeños, seeded and chopped (1/4 cup. Leave seeds if you like heat)
  • 3 medium avocados, semi-firm but ripe, peeled, cored and diced
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (more or less to taste as desired)
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, chopped

Directions

  • Place red onion in a strainer or sieve and rinse under cool water to remove harsh bite. Drain well. Add to a mixing bowl along with diced tomatoes, jalapeños and avocados.
  • In a separate small mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper until mixture is well blended. Pour mixture over avocado mixture, add cilantro then gently toss mixture to evenly coat. Serve with tortilla chips or over Mexican entrees.
  • Recipe Source : Cooking Classy

How does the Avocado Salsa Recipe fit into the food groups?

This recipe uses foods from the Fruits and Vegetables Food Groups.

This healthy avocado recipe is a very simple side dish that can be used as a salsa dip, as a side dish for a main meal (a very good idea if you want to combine food groups and create a balanced meal) or simply on its own.

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