California Avocados are a highlight in this simple Cuban avocado salad recipe. Three fresh ingredients, tomatoes, onions and avocados, plus either a homemade mojo salad dressing or red wine vinaigrette are all that is needed for a delicious, simple Cuban salad.
Total Time: 10 min
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Vitamin A 49 mcg; Vitamin C 35 mg; Calcium 35 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 123 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.15 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 40%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients2 large or 4 small tomatoes, sliced 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup red wine vinaigrette or Mojo Dressing (see make-ahead recipe below) Mojo Dressing 1/3 cup bitter orange juice (if not available use regular orange juice plus 1 Tbsp. lime juice) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1/2 tsp. crushed oregano
- Arrange sliced tomatoes, onions and avocados in rows on a salad plate.
- Drizzle with dressing or serve dressing on the slide.
Mojo Dressing Instructions
- Blend all ingredients together in a blender or shake together in a jar with a lid. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Serving Suggestion: Serve a salad course before your favorite Cuban entrée or arrange as a fresh side dish next to a grilled or chilled protein.
Beverage Pairing: Acidic white wine or rosé.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados