Tropical Avocado Salad

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Tropical Avocado Salad

Flavorful, colorful and delicious, this avocado tropical salad packs in nutrients with sweet pineapple, crunchy carrots, refreshing cucumber and avocados! With a little honey, jalapeño, cabbage and snap peas, this salad has a spark to your nightly dinner or summer cookout! Plus, the fresh avocado featured in this recipe is a heart-healthy fruit that provides naturally good fats, is low in saturated fat, is cholesterol-free and sodium-free.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 T. fresh lime juice
  • 1 T. fresh jalapeño, including seeds, chopped
  • 1 T. soy sauce
  • 1 T. honey
  • 1 ea. garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 2 c. cabbage, shredded
  • 2 c. sugar snap peas
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, peeled, halved, pitted, & quartered
  • 1 ea. cucumber, peeled, seeded, & thinly sliced
  • 1 ea. large carrot, peeled & cut into 2-inch matchsticks
  • 1/2 ea. fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, & halved lengthwise

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil lime juice, jalapeño, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and salt until well combined.
  2. In a medium pot, bring water to a boil and cook the sugar snap peas for 15 seconds. Drain peas, then place in a nice bath until they are cooled. Remove peas from ice bath and cut them lengthwise into 3 strips.
  3. Thinly slice pineapple quarters crosswise.
  4. Cut avocados crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, snap peas, avocados, cucumbers, carrots, and pineapple; toss gently with dressing.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Tropical Avocado Salad
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 9g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 2g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 2%
Iron 0mg 8%
Potassium 410mg 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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