Simple Avocado Salad with Tomatoes
This summertime-perfect salad is light, easy and ready in 10 minutes! Creamy avocado, ripe tomatoes, a small red onion, and english cucumber all work together with smooth flavors to make this simple salad.
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Summer is here, and so are the fresh flavors of this easy salad.
Perfectly creamy, oh, the flavors of summertime, and those touches of onion and crisp cucumber! This salad is something to dream about. Combining all of the simplest summer veggies is all you need to make it! The best way to enjoy the summer is always with a simple side salad. Delicious recipes like this one use fresh ingredients like simple tomato and avocado to enjoy a good amount of healthy fats and many other benefits.
Avocados are in (or on) our toasts, dips, smoothies, and egg breakfasts. How often do we make a simple salad from it, though? This avocado, tomato, and cucumber salad is a great start in making avo salads if you’ve left it out of salads before. Using just one large avocado (and a couple other veggies), this salad can shine at lunch or dinner beside a main course. Summer BBQs can be the first time you pop out this easy avocado salad. Healthy side dish salads are well loved when paired with a good protein filled main dish.
It’s always a good idea to eat some extra veggies and fruits.
Fresh produce brings in fresh nutrients to your body. This delicious salad gives you lycopene from the juicy tomatoes, hydration with the cucumber, potassium in the ripe avocados, and quercetin in the red onion. A quick dash of salt and pepper add flavor and extra virgin olive oil combines everything smoothly. This cucumber tomato avocado salad is a great one to have with any fresh meal. It’s so quick and easy to put together.
When I can, I love to keep a summer garden to have the best results in the freshest season. Healthy salads are made better with produce right from your own garden. I love knowing that I can grow my own simple ingredients at home!
Let’s talk about dressings.
This salad doesn’t need anything else added into it beside salt, pepper, and olive oil for the dressing. This homemade dressing uses only at-home on hand ingredients, which makes my life simpler, and can make yours simpler, too. An olive oil dressing can be mixed up at any time of year, since it has timeless and simple ingredients for an easy recipe.
What do I need to make Simple Avocado Salad?
Avocado helps to reduce inflammation and can reduce the risk of heart diseases. Also, the skin of the avocado can be used instead of a large salad bowl,
Ripened tomatoes helps to protect your skin from sun damage and even gives you vitamin A. It is a great addition to this quick side dish.
Cucumber is very low in calories and fills you with antioxidants.
Red onion fights inflammation and helps to boost the immune system.
Olive oil, salt, and pepper add the flavors, a touch of spice, and combine in this salad perfectly.
Avocado recipes are filled with nutrition! Here are some more avocado salads you’ll love:
This Easy Mushroom and Avocado Salad has a simple Dijon dressing and is so filling!
A Simple Avocado and Tomato Salad with Microgreens is the perfect side dish for any summer event!
Simple Avocado Salad with Tomatoes
- 1 large ripe avocado, chopped
- 1 small tomato, diced
- ⅓ cup cucumber, cubed
- 1 Tbsp red onion, finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- salt, to taste
- black pepper, to taste
- Slice 1 avocado in half, lengthwise. Using a tablespoon, scoop out each half of the insides of the avocado and chop it into bite-size pieces.
- Dice 1 tomato, 1/3 of fresh cucumber, and 1 Tablespoon size red onion into equal size pieces and place all of the chopped ingredients in one bowl. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil and mix carefully.
- Spoon the salad into avocado halves and garnish with fresh parsley.