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Avocado Salsa

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Avocado Salsa has that fresh coolness that makes it a perfect topping for spicy dishes like enchiladas, burritos, or even fajitas. This quick and easy salsa recipe is delicious served as a dip with crispy tortilla chips, too.

Toss diced avocados, red onion, and Roma tomatoes with fresh lime juice, and spices and you have a beautifully delicious dip in minutes! Muy delicioso!

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Avocado Salsa

Would you consider yourself a guacamole or salsa lover when it comes to Mexican food? Frankly, I like them both and I must say that I really love today’s creative recipe by Chef-In-Training for Avocado Salsa. It’s the best of both worlds!

I am serious when I say I have a weakness for chips and salsa. My family will tell you that I can do some pretty serious damage with the Endless Chips and Salsa at Chili’s — I love those thin and crispy chips! So, it’s no wonder that I  also love making dips and salsas at home, especially when tomatoes are in season.

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Ingredients for Avocado Salsa

  • Avocados — the start ingredient! Choose avocados that are ripe, but not overly soft for the best results.
  • Red onion — a little goes a long way. If your onions seem too strong, put the diced onions in a colander and pour boiling water over, letting the water drain immediately. This will help take the “bite” out of the onions.
  • Roma tomatoes — the redder the tomatoes, the better the taste
  • Lime — I always use fresh lime juice, but you can also use bottled lime juice.
  • Cilantro — a very popular herb in Mexican recipes (optional)
  • Garlic salt — or substitute two cloves of minced garlic and sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

More Mexican Dip Recipes!

If you are a salsa lover like me, you may enjoy a few of my other favorite Mexican dips:

  • Roasted Tomatillo Salsa – fire up the grill to make this roasted salsa verde; delicious on tacos and enchiladas!
  • Green Chili Cheese Sauce – a recipe created by my daughter, you’ll love making nachos with this creamy, cheesy sauce.
  • Corn Salsa – don’t skip grilling the corn for this one – delicious!
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Avocado Salsa Recipe

A few fresh ingredients and just 10 minutes is all you need to make this cool and refreshing salsa.

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Yield: 6 servings

Avocado Salsa

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Try fresh Avocado Salsa as a topping for Chicken Enchiladas or serve as a dip with tortilla chips. Muy delicioso!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe avocados, diced chunky
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 3 Roma Tomatoes,, diced (or one container grape tomatoes)
  • 1/8 cup fresh cilantro,, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Dice the avocados, red onion, and tomatoes.
  2. Add chopped veggies to a medium bowl along with chopped cilantro, lime juice, pepper, and garlic salt.
  3. Toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Notes

Recipe by Chef-in-Training.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 172Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 75mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 7gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g

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ABOUT SHEILA
Sheila Thigpen, author of Easy Chicken Cookbook and The 5-Ingredient Fresh and Easy Cookbook, is a recipe developer, food photographer, and food writer. She spent 20+ years as a business manager in the publishing industry before she retired in 2018 to focus on her passions — cooking, photography, and writing. Living near the beautiful Smoky Mountains, Sheila and her husband have two adult daughters and two fine sons-in-law, are active in their church, love to travel, and have a precious little granddaughter who has stolen their hearts. Follow Sheila on YouTubePinterestInstagramFacebook, and Twitter!

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