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Avocado Appetizer

Per Serving

Avocado Appetizer

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 125
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Potassium 385 mg
Protein 2 g
Phosphorus 45 mg
Choices: Vegetable 2, Fat 2
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes


2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 garlic clove, finely minced (1 tsp.)
1/4 tsp. chili powder
1/8 tsp. ground cumin
dash cayenne pepper
Freshly ground black pepper
1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced (2/3 cup)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
4 cups torn romaine lettuce and greens


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the vinaigrette; set aside.
  2. Place the lettuce on a platter. Fan the avocado slices over the lettuce, and sprinkle with the tomatoes and onion. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve.

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