Avocado is something that is not only delicious, but is an incredibly healthy food to incorporate into your diet. It is versatile, allowing you to mix it with various of flavors to have it take on a completely different flavor.
The Avocado Watermelon Salad is:
- incredibly healthy
Crisp and flavorful tomato, cucumber, avocado and watermelon tossed in a balsamic vinegar dressing is a treat. Although this would be ideal in the summer when watermelon and tomatoes are in prime season, you can find smaller seedless watermelon year round along with a variety of tomatoes. This salad has a nice contrast of flavors and textures giving the creamy, richness of an avocado mixed with a crispy, airy flavor of the watermelon and cucumber.
Pairing Fruits with Veggies
The creaminess of the avocado is easily paired with a juicy tomato but not as often with a sweet watermelon. Combine them to make an incredible Avocado Watermelon Salad. Best of all, for those of you following Whole30, be pleased to know that this is compliant – as long as you are using compliant balsamic vinegar.
Avocado & Watermelon Salad
This is a simple, refreshing salad!
- 1 Roma Tomato, cut into squares
- 1 medium Cucumber, peeled and cut into squares
- 1 medium Avocado, cut into squares
- 2 cups Seedless Watermelon, cut into squares
- 2 Tbs Balsamic Vinegar
- 3 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Kosher Salt and Pepper, to taste
- In a small bowl, whisk together Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, salt and pepper. Set Aside.
- In a medium bowl combine tomatoes, cucumber, avocado and watermelon.
- Pour in oil mixture and toss lightly.
- Season as needed.
Varieties of Avocado
Did you know that are more than varieties of avocados? I have an avocado tree in my own backyard but am not sure which type it is – I do know that it is not a Haas avocado.
Source: Fix.com Blog
Have you tried my Watermelon and Feta Salad? That’s another favorite but not Whole30 compliant.
Serving Avocado Watermelon Salad
Why not make this as a side for your next family get-together? Besides being a tasty treat, it is colorful and healthy. Avocados are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C,K, folate, and B6.
Why not try to sneak the nutrients of these foods into recipe for the whole gang? Watermelons are a good source of vitamins A and the tomatoes contain the antioxidant lycopene and cucumber that is said to be one of the world’s best foods for overall health, you have a healthy overload! Who says eating healthy has to be bland? Kick up your health and enjoy your food along the way!