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Avocado Salad With Tomato Dressing

Courses: Salads
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlSun-dried tomatoes
1   Garlic clove
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlSalt - (optional)
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlBalsamic or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlWater
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced fresh basil = (or 1/2 tspn dried basil)
1   Ripe firm avocado - halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
2 teaspoons 10mlLemon juice
1/4 lb 113g / 4ozMozzarella cheese - cut 1" cubes
4 cups 584g / 20ozAlfalfa sprouts or lettuce - finely chopped
2/3 cup 19g / 0.7ozSeasoned croutons
2 tablespoons 30mlGrated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Instructions

Drain tomatoes (if oil packed) and mince. Combine garlic and salt in a mortar and mash to a paste. Combine garlic paste with tomatoes, vinegar, oil, water and basil in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake vigorously until emulsified.

Combine avocado, lemon juice and cheese in a mixing bowl. Add enough dressing to coat well. Toss and serve on a bed of sprouts. Sprinkle with croutons and Parmesan cheese.

Dietary Information:

Calories: 327 Carbs: 16g Protein: 15g Fiber: 6g Fat: 25g ECC = 10g

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