Avocado Salsa



  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, peeled avocado
  • 1/3 cup chopped, seeded tomato
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all ingredients, and toss mixture gently.
  2. Serve salsa immediately with pita chips or vegetable crudite.


1 cup (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons)


Charisse Anderson


Cooking Light, Annual Recipes 2002.

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  • Nutrition Tip

    Though certain kinds of fat — such as saturated fats and hydrogenated oils — should be eliminated, there are others that should be consumed regularly, such as unsaturated and omega-3 fats.

    Monounsaturated fat, found in avocado, is a heart-healthy fat that should be included on a daily basis. It helps lower total cholesterol and bad cholesterol (LDL), and can maintain or raise good cholesterol levels (HDL).

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