Meatless Friday: Tomato, Onion and Avocado Salad

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This is a really easy go to salad. It should be eaten right away. Avocados tend to brown when exposed to the air for any length of time. So it is best to peel and cut just before serving. To reduce the browning you could add a bit of lemon juice to the avocado.

Tomato, Onion and Avocado Salad

avocado salad VeronicaINGREDIENTS:
1 pint of grape tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 medium red onion, sliced
2 avocados, peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

DIRECTIONS:
Combine the tomatoes onions and avocado in a medium bowl. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, add the parsley, garlic, oregano, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Shake to combine. Pour over salad. Stir to ensure everything is coated with the vinaigrette.
Serve immediately. Do not refrigerate.

Peace be with you!

Copyright 2014 Veronica Gantley

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Veronica is a food writer, food blogger, amateur food photographer, recipe contest winner, college graduate, bookworm, catholic, mother and wife. She is a lover of freshly baked bread, Krispy Kreme donuts, a great cup of coffee, fried chicken and all that is comfort food. Visit her at her website My Catholic Kitchen or like her on Facebook. Veronica lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, teenage daughter, two turtles and rescue dog Meeka.

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