Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa


Dive into the refreshing and vibrant flavors of our Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa. This simple yet delightful salsa combines juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado, and a burst of fresh herbs and spices. It's perfect for dipping, topping, or adding a fresh twist to any meal.

Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4-6
  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup


  • Ripe tomatoes, diced: 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Avocado, diced: 1 large
  • Red onion, finely chopped: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped: 20 grams (0.7 ounces)
  • Jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced: 30 grams (1 ounce)
  • Lime juice: 30 ml (1 ounce)
  • Olive oil: 15 ml (0.5 ounce)
  • Salt and pepper: to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, avocado, red onion, and jalapeño.
  2. Add the chopped cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Gently toss everything together until well mixed.
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use ripe but firm avocados to keep the salsa from becoming mushy.
  • For extra flavor, add a pinch of cumin or garlic powder.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature with tortilla chips or as a topping for grilled meats.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How long can I store this salsa? Best enjoyed fresh, but can be refrigerated for up to 1 day.
  • Can I use lemon juice instead of lime? Yes, lemon juice can be a good substitute for lime.
  • Is this salsa spicy? The spice level depends on the jalapeño. Remove seeds for less heat.