Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Lime, and Toasted Cumin Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

4 large ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks, or 20 cherry tomatoes, halved

2 ripe large Hass avocados, halved, pitted, peeled, and cut into 1-inch chunks

1 large red onion, thinly sliced

Toasted Cumin Vinaigrette, recipe follows

2 cups arugula leaves

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro leaves

Vinaigrette:

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon cumin seeds, lightly toasted

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup canola oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Gently mix the tomatoes, avocados, onions, arugula, and half of the vinaigrette in a large bowl. Check for seasoning and add more vinaigrette, if needed. Sprinkle the cumin and cilantro over the top and serve immediately.

Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk together the lime juice, vinegar, honey, cumin, and cilantro in a medium bowl. Gradually whisk in the oils until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Do not use a blender to make this vinaigrette.

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