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Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto-5
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Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto

Healthy and delicious Spring and Summer salad: Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto.  Simple recipe that uses fresh ingredients: tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, fresh small Mozzarella cheese balls, red onions, and basil pesto dressing.  
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 264kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Avocado Salad Ingredients:

  • ½ pound red cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ pound yellow cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 avocados , diced
  • 1 cucumber , sliced
  • cup red onion , diced
  • 8 ounces small fresh mozzarella cheese balls

Salad Dressing:

  • ¼ cup basil pesto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine halved red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, diced avocado, sliced cucumber, diced red onion, small fresh mozzarella cheese balls.
  • Add basil pesto and lemon juice to the salad and toss to combine.  Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Use more basil pesto, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 585mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 1mg