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Tomato-avocado salad with walnuts by Mama Steph

Some of the wonderful salad ingredients (Source: Mama Steph on East Texas Kitchen) Some of the wonderful salad ingredients (Source: Mama Steph on East Texas Kitchen)
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This salad is full of delicious flavor, and when you see the beautiful array of colors, you'll know you're getting multiple nutrients for your healthy body, too! Make this salad all summer long with your garden vegetables, and serve alongside your favorite roasted or grilled chicken or fish!

Of course, with a salad, it's easy to play with amounts, so you can add more of your favorite things, and leave out what you don't care for. Salads are great that way!

Tomato-avocado salad with walnuts by Mama Steph

Ingredients:

4 roma tomatoes, chopped

2 avocados, cubed

1/2 medium red onion, sliced or chopped

1 cucumber, peeled and chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

one small zucchini, chopped (may use raw or sauteed zucchini)
 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


Method

Gently toss all ingredients in salad bowl. 

Made dressing:

Juice of one lime
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive (or your favorite) oil

Combine dressing ingredients in a shaker, or in a bowl using a whisk. Pour over salad, and gently toss. 

Serve salad with your favorite meat, or add cheese to add a non-meat protein source.
 

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