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Something New to Make With Your Fresh Tomatoes

By on 07/19/2016

Make the most of your fresh tomatoes and basil in this colorful healthy salad. Perfect for summer, this tomato, basil and avocado salad is an easy side dish. It is also heart-healthy, diabetes-friendly and gluten-free.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped yellow tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper to taste

tomato_basil_avocado_salade_recipe_nutritional_valuesPREPARATION

In a large bowl, mix all ingredients and stir gently. Chill, covered, for at least 1 hour before serving.

Yield: 4 servings


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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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