nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Total Fat: 25 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 20 mg
  • Sodium: 210 mg
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 4 g

Tomato, Avocado and Fresh Cheese Salad

Tomato, Avocado and Fresh Cheese Salad

Serves 8

30 minutes or fewer

30 MINUTES OR LESS
  • 3 large, red-ripe tomatoes or 8 plum tomatoes
  • 1 lb. (1 round) queso fresco cheese
  • 3 ripe, slightly firm avocados, peeled and pitted
  • Juice of 1 lime (about 2 Tbs.) plus 1 lime, cut in half
  • 2 slices mild red onion, separated into rings
  • 1 bunch red radishes, thinly sliced
  • 5 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 8 grinds fresh black pepper
  • 3 Tbs. coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 Tbs. coarsely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  1. Cut tomatoes, cheese and avocados into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Using lime halves, squirt juice on avocados to prevent darkening.
  2. To serve, alternate slices of tomato, cheese and avocado in rows or circles on serving platter.
  3. Place onion rings on tomatoes, cheese and avocado, and arrange with radish slices on top.
  4. Combine oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, sugar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad, and sprinkle with herbs.
May 2003

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