If you want a fresh summer salad give this Avocado Tomato Salad Recipe a try! Made with heirloom tomatoes, buttery avocado, cilantro, lime and hemp seeds for added nutrients. This recipe is Whole30 compliant, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free and Vegan.
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Avocado Tomato Salad Recipe with Heirloom Tomatoes and Hemp Seeds
This salad absolutely screams summertime! It is fresh, satisfying and nutritious. Basically, if you’ve ever wanted to just eat salsa or guacamole with a spoon, this salad is for you 😆
I picked up an entire flat of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes at a fruit stand right outside of Los Molinos, California. It’s called Julia’s Fruit Stand and if you’re ever driving around the middle of nowhere Northern California, it’s the place you wanna go. I also got a flat of fresh figs but those didn’t make it into a recipe. I ate them all!
I’m glad I made this tomato salad because my stupid refrigerator froze the last few remaining tomatoes. What a waste.
How long does this salad last in the refrigerator?
This salad stays good for about 2 days. After that it can get a little sloppy from all the tomato juices.
What if you don’t have hemp seeds?
You can order hemp seeds online (click here). I found mine at Grocery Outlet and I recently noticed that Trader Joe’s now carries hemp seeds. Or, feel free to leave them out. This salad will still be great!
What can you use instead of cilantro?
I know, I know. The ever dividing cilantro debate. If you want to add a fresh herb, parsley can fill in. Or you can just omit the cilantro, it is not absolutely vital to this recipe.
What tools do you need for this recipe?
Here are a few more recipes to use up those fresh summer tomatoes →
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Grilled Corn Salad with Tomato & Avocado by FoodieCrush
Spinach Tortellini Italian Pasta Salad
Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho by The View From Great Island
Avocado Shrimp Salad
Tomato Tart with Blue Cheese by The Food Charlatan
- 2 Large Heirloom Tomatoes, (chopped)
- 2 Avocados, (skin & seed removed, chopped)
- Juice of 1 Lime
- 1/2 Red Onion, (sliced thin)
- Handful Cilantro, (chopped)
- 1/2 Cup Hulled Hemp Seeds
- 2 Tablespoons Avocado Oil
- Salt/Pepper to Taste
- Combine all ingredients and gently toss together to prevent avocado from mashing.
- Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
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