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Tomato Avocado Salad

by Cindy Rippe

This is such a wonderful tasting recipe--Tomatoes, red onion, avocado, basil seasoned with a wonderful vinaigrette! A perfect summer salad!

Ingredients:

3 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped

2 avocados, peeled, chopped

1/2 med. red onion

2-3 tablespoons, fresh chopped basil

salt and pepper to taste

Vinaigrette:

2 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp lime juice
1/4 tsp oregano
3/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp brown sugar (optional)
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp safflower oil

Instructions:

Chop tomatoes, onion, avocado, basil. Place in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

To make the vinaigrette, pour the vinegar and lime juice in a small bowl. Add oregano, salt, sugar and black pepper. Pour the oils in a slow stream, whisking with a whisk or fork to emulsify. The vinaigrette can be made a day ahead of time, just emulsify before using. Pour over tomato mixture mix well, and serve.