Avocado and Tomato Salad with Lettuce and Cilantro

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This nutritious salad is ideal for brunches and dinners with rich main course entries. Benefits of avocados are immense and consuming them in a raw state in the form of salad is highly recommended. Use bit raw and tangy tomatoes to balance the avocado flavor. Similarly, proportions of lettuce and cilantro should be even. The dressing used for this salad is quite light which can be modified according to your taste. Do not refrigerate the leftovers of this salad overnight else moist avocado slices will spoil the texture of the entire preparation. You can also add select dried herbs in small quantities in this salad to give it a completely different flavor. Let's make this delicious salad in a few easy steps.

Avocado and Tomato Salad with Lettuce and Cilantro
Avocado and Tomato Salad with Lettuce and Cilantro
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Nutritious avocado and tomato salad

Relish this nutritious and fiber packed salad consisting of avocado, tomatoes with pickled olives and loads of lettuce with cilantro with a sharp dressing.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients:
  • 400 gm raw avocado (sliced)
  • 400 gm tomatoes (sliced)
  • bunch of lettuce (chopped)
  • small bunch of cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup pickled green olives (optional)
  • 1 green chili (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • pinch of white pepper powder
  • 3 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of salt

Instructions:

  1. Since avocados are very delicate, you must add them in the last step just before serving.
  2. Take a large salad bowl and add tomatoes, lettuce and cilantro in it.
  3. In a small bowl add sesame oil, white pepper powder, lime juice, olive oil and salt.
  4. Mix it well for about a minute.
  5. Add green chili and pickled olives in the large salad bowl and mix with a spatula.
  6. Find add sliced avocado and once mix gently.
  7. Pour the tangy and spicy salad dressing from top.
  8. Toss it gently to let the dressing spread evenly across the ingredients.
  9. Serve with your favorite main course recipe.

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