Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Chopped avocado cools the heat in this fresh tomato salsa recipe. Serve it with chips as an appetizer or with grilled meats as a sauce.

Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Servings: 9 Prep 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe tomatoes (about 12 ounces), cored and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 of a jalapeno chile, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved lengthwise and pit removed
  • Tortilla chips for serving

Make It

1. In a small bowl, mix together tomato, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro; set aside. Add lime juice and zest, olive oil and salt to tomato mixture; stir to combine.

2. With the tip of a knife, score each half of the avocado flesh into a small dice and scoop out with a spoon. Gently fold into tomato mixture. If not serving immediately, press plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the salsa and refrigerate. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 9; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 60, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 4, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 264, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.