Avocado and herb salad in a white bowl
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Avocado and Herb Salad

Avocado and Herb Salad ~ a super easy way to kick your diet back into gear.  There's no sacrifice involved with decadently nutritious avocados and lots of bright fresh herbs, in fact this vegan salad is a delicious example of the new trend in health ~  fat (the good kind) is back!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 223kcal


  • 2-3 ripe but firm avocados
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1 jalapeño pepper minced (leave out seeds and membrane for a milder heat)
  • a large handful of fresh cilantro stems removed and rough chopped
  • a large handful of fresh parsley stems removed and rough chopped


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp orange blossom vinegar or your favorite red or white)
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt and fresh cracked black pepper


  • Slice the avocado into thin slices and sprinkle with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  • Add them to a wide shallow serving bowl along with the green onions, capers, herbs, and jalapeño.
  • Whisk the dressing together and drizzle over the salad. Serve asap with a fresh grinding of coarse black pepper.


*recipe lightly adapted from The New York Times


Calories: 223kcal