Summer Squash, Avocado, and Cherry Tomato Salad

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Raw squash makes a fabulous salad ingredient. Serve this seasonal mixture in small glass bowls or dessert cups to showcase the rich colors of the squash, tomatoes, and greens.

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 5 Tbs. grapeseed oil
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest

Salad

  • 10 oz. small yellow and red cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 small yellow crookneck squash, diced
  • 2 small avocados, diced
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions, green parts only
  • 1/2 cup toasted pepitas or toasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup sprouts, microgreens, or baby greens

Preparation

1 | To make Dressing: whisk together all ingredients in small bowl, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.
2 | To make Salad: Toss all ingredients with Dressing. Divide mixture among eight small bowls or dessert glasses.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 169
  • Carbohydrate Content: 7 g
  • Fat Content: 15 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 10 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g