Avocado-Tomato Salad

Avocado-Tomato Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This fresh tasting salad combines creamy avocado slices and fresh tomatoes in a yummy cilantro-lime dressing. It's a quick-and-easy side salad that will add color to any main dish.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 6 small tomatoes
  • 2 small avocados
  • 1½ cups fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper


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  1. Core and thinly slice tomatoes. Halve, seed and peel avocados. Thinly slice avocados. Arrange one-third of the tomatoes on one side of each of six serving plates. Top with half the avocado slices and half the spinach. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining tomato slices.
  2. For dressing, in a small screw-top jar combine lime peel, lime juice, cilantro, oil, salt and pepper. Cover and shake well. Drizzle evenly over the salads.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tomato, ⅓ avocado, ¼ cup spinach and 4 teaspoons dressing
  • Per serving: 130 calories; 12 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 40 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 1,683 IU vitamin A; 21 mg vitamin C; 28 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 115 mg sodium; 361 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (35% daily value), Vitamin A (34% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable

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