20 Terrific Tomato Avocado Salads
Creamy avocado and tangy tomatoes make up the backbone of these delicious salads. Enjoy this dynamic duo in salads ranging from Tex-Mex to Italian inspired. While summer is the best season for enjoying tomatoes and avocado at their peak ripeness, they're available year-round in most areas, so you can make these salads no matter when the craving strikes.
Black Bean Salad
Whether you eat it as a salad or a chip dip, this dish is sure to be a hit. "This salad is a kaleidoscope of color and taste—black beans, yellow corn, green peppers, and red, red tomatoes," describes recipe creator Merle Shinpoch. "Lime juice, garlic and jalapeño give it some punch."
Avocado and Tomato Salad
This salad is ultra easy, but acts an elegant side dish. Reviewer DAQUIL says, "I would not have thought something so simple to make could be so good but it is."
Most Amazing Salad! Tomato, Mozzarella, Avocado, and Bliss
Described as a "California variation" of the beloved caprese salad, rich mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, and creamy avocado combine for a decadent dish. Eat as is, or serve over toasted baguette for bruschetta.
Fab Summer Blackened Chicken Salad
This is a salad that's truly a meal. Fresh greens are layered up with Cajun-seasoned chicken, ripe avocado, sun-dried tomatoes, and all drizzled with a balsamic-mustard vinaigrette.
Tequila Lime Salad
Tequila is the not-so-secret ingredient behind this fun side salad. The dressing combines tequila with lime juice and vinegar. Mix it up and pour it over lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado.
Bacon, Avocado, and Tomato Salad
Like a BLT without the L, this hearty salad features crispy bacon paired up with avocado and tomatoes. Serve it as an easy side salad or over a bowl of greens for an eye-catching presentation.
Bold flavors are the star of this refreshing salad. Avocado, sweet onion, green bell pepper, and tomatoes are seasoned with lime and cilantro. "This is wonderful as a salad and as a dip for tortilla chips," says Brenda.
Your basic caprese salad gets a delicious upgrade in this wow-worthy recipe. Creamy avocado, tangy artichoke hearts, salty olives, and bright cucumber all amp up the flavor.
Easy Arugula Salad
This recipe is the perfect example that you only need a few ingredients to create an impressive dish. Arugula is paired with tomatoes, avocado, pine nuts, and Parmesan for a flavorful but simple side.
Mozzarella, avocado, and tomatoes are the trio behind this bold salad. "It's so easy and so delicious. Perfect as a starter for entertaining or a simple lunch. Have some ciabatta bread and olive oil on the side for dipping," says recipe creator devilsdancefloor.
Recipe creator yogurtraisin says, "Fresh avocado, tomato, cucumber, and corn are tossed together to make a delicious, crisp salad for a hot summer day!"
Tomato-Cornbread Salad with Avocado and Cilantro
This southern spin on panzella features the best of summertime produce. Ripe tomatoes and rich avocado pair with cubed cornbread in a zippy red wine vinaigrette.
Tomato and Avocado Salad
It doesn't get much easier than this colorful salad. Homemade balsamic vinaigrette dresses up slices of tomato and avocado for a refreshing side.
Raw Corn Salad
Fresh-off-the-cob corn is tossed with avocado, tomatoes, and cucumber for a wow-worthy salad. "Quick, healthy, and tasty raw corn salad for the summer," says recipe creator Steve Edwards. "No cooking required."
Denise Salad Number One
If you're tired of the same old side salads, give this unique recipe a try. Greens are loaded up with tangy goats cheese, crunchy sunflower seeds, sweet mandarin oranges, creamy avocado, and fresh tomatoes.
Avocado-Lime Shrimp Salad (Ensalada de Camarones con Aguacate y Limon)
This recipe easily acts as a side or a light main dish. Cooked shrimp is tossed with avocado, tomatoes, green onions, and bell pepper before getting coated in lime juice. Serve over a bed of lettuce or with chips for dipping.
Spinach Salad with Pistachio Chicken
Crushed pistachios create a nutty and crunchy crust on this pan-fried chicken. It's then served atop a bed of spinach, avocado, tomatoes, and drizzled with balsamic dressing.
It's hard to beat a classic Cobb salad. Packed with a world of flavor from the varying ingredients, it's sure to be a filling meal thanks to chicken, bacon, eggs, and veggies.
This salad is a world of contrasts. Tangy and spicy, crunchy and creamy, you're sure to love this for lunch or dinner. Sarah says, "This has been passed through our family for years. A great recipe!"
Kale Salad with Avocado
Reviewer France C says, "A very simple, yet flavorful salad that pairs well with just about anything!" Fresh kale is seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil before being tossed with avocado, tomatoes, and green onions.