A simple, yet tasty, avocado salad with a slight zing.

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We recently had a friend stay with us for a number of weeks in between trips to Haiti as a missionary.  At the end of his stay, he suggested he present to a group of us what he had been doing in Haiti as well as what he wanted to achieve in his next visit.  He offered to make a traditional Haitian chicken dish … and then I offered to make some salads and desserts.  Most of them turned out ok, not fantastic, but just ok.  Except for this one – and it’s so simple, I just had to share this recipe for a tasty avocado salad with you all.

I liked this recipe so much (and I had several avocados leftover from way over-catering for the Haitian dinner), that I adapted it slightly to have for lunches the following week.  Instead of just avocados, I included some tomatoes and cucumber as well.  And had it with some rice crackers.  And loved it.  So my suggestion to you is this – take this recipe as a base and experiment as you see fit.  Make as much or as little as you want, it’s really scaleable!  And enjoy it!

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Avocado salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 3 avocados
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Peel, pit and cut up the avocados and place in a bowl.
  2. Finely chop the onion and place in the bowl with the avocados.
  3. Pour in the oil and lime juice and mix gently together.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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