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Tomato avocado salad with red onion and a cilantro lime dressing.

Tomato Avocado Salad

This tomato avocado salad is a zesty blend of avocado, tomato, cilantro, jalapeno and red onion, all tossed in a lime dressing. A simple yet satisfying dish that is great for picnics and potlucks.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 214kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 cups tomatoes cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 large avocados peeled, pitted and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno seeds and ribs removed, then minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place the tomatoes, avocados, red onion, cilantro and jalapeno in a large bowl. 
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the tomato mixture and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and chill for up to 1 hour.



Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 585mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 26.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.8mg