Tomato-Avocado Summer Salad


Embrace the freshness of summer with the Zesty Tomato-Avocado Summer Salad. This salad is a colorful blend of juicy tomatoes, creamy avocados, and a zesty dressing, making it a perfect, refreshing side dish or a light meal on its own. It's a celebration of fresh produce in every bite!

Tomato-Avocado Summer Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 190 kcal
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Sodium: 10mg


  • Ripe Avocados, diced: 240g (8.5 oz / 0.53 lb)
  • Cherry Tomatoes, halved: 300g (10.6 oz / 0.66 lb)
  • Red Onion, finely chopped: 50g (1.8 oz / 0.11 lb)
  • Cucumber, diced: 150g (5.3 oz / 0.33 lb)
  • Fresh Cilantro, chopped: 20g (0.7 oz / 0.04 lb)
  • Lime Juice: 30 ml (1 oz / 0.06 lb)
  • Olive Oil: 30 ml (1 oz / 0.06 lb)
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Combine the ingredients: In a large bowl, add the diced avocados, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped red onion, diced cucumber, and chopped cilantro.
  2. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Toss the salad: Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and gently toss to combine, ensuring all ingredients are evenly coated.
  4. Chill: Let the salad chill in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use ripe but firm avocados for the best texture.
  • Add a sprinkle of chili flakes or chopped jalapeño for a spicy kick.
  • Serve this salad with grilled chicken or fish for a complete meal.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I prepare this salad in advance?

It's best eaten fresh, but you can prep the ingredients and keep them separate until ready to serve.

What can I use instead of cilantro?

Fresh parsley or basil can be a great alternative.

How can I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge, but consume within a day as the avocados may brown.