Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad

April 3, 2013Teresa

2013 – Gluten Free Living

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad is to die for! No, I really mean it. It is SO delicious. I could have eaten the whole bowl practically in one sitting it was so good. If I hadn’t already eaten some of my main course I probably would have! This is really a super simple salad, but it’s the dressing that is so phenomenal.

In fact, this dressing is so good I’m going to use it more as a homemade dressing for regular salads, too. It uses only a tiny bit of sugar and it’s not filled with the high fructose corn syrup which always seems to spike my blood sugar levels.

I love tomatoes, I love avocados (and my husband despises them so anything made with avocados I get to eat my fill of!!!), and I love cheese so I thought the combination of three of my favorite foods would turn out quite well. I wasn’t disappointed. I had this for three different meals (one was breakfast!) because you do have to eat it up rather quickly since avocados decompose rather quickly.

I loved the crunchy texture from the tomatoes, the soft texture from the avocados, and the chunky texture of the cheese instead of it being shredded or crumbled like feta or goat cheese. All in all, this quick and easy salad is a winner.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy salad or side dish to prepare for Tex-Mex, Italian, or even down-home cooking entrees, this recipe sure fits the bill. I loved Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad and I believe you will too. It’s healthy, low calorie, gluten free and full of all the good Omega 3 oils your body needs.

When I originally posted this recipe in April 2013, it was before I began using my good camera so the pictures were a little meager and just not presented very beautifully. In the past year and a half I’ve been remaking and redoing lots of my old photographs and recipes so that the pictures more adequately depict the beauty of the recipe. That is the case with this recipe.

I remade this recipe last week (October 2014) for someone who recently had a new baby and brought this delicious salad with the meal. It’s so quick and easy, and just about everyone here in Texas seems to love avocados! I hope you give this recipe a try sometime soon because it’s so totally satisfying and a great side dish any time of the year.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

I assure you that Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad tastes even BETTER than it looks! Every mouthful is amazing.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | spectacular #Greek or #caprese style #salad with a delicious homemade #saladdressing. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados

This fabulous recipe is a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. 

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Here’s my portion of Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad. I ate my husband’s portion, too. Hehehehehe!  🙂 

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

This quick and easy side salad is a wonderful accompaniment to almost any meal.

Here’s what I did.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

I used these ingredients to make the salad portion of Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad. I also used a few extra tomatoes to garnish the edges of the salad.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Slice roma tomatoes in half. Then slice in 1/4″ pieces. Slice mozzarella cheese sticks in approximately 1/2″ pieces (about 6 slices per stick).

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Slice avocados in half widthwise. Remove the pit and the skin. Slice the avocados in 1/8 to 1/4″ slices. Swish avocado pieces in lemon juice to prevent discoloration.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Layer avocado slices on top of the cheese.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

I used these ingredients to make the Greek salad dressing.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

To make the salad dressing: Measure olive oil into a glass measuring cup. Add red wine vinegar,  garlic powder, oregano, Italian seasoning, basil, parsley, black pepper and sugar. Stir to combine all salad dressing ingredients.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Pour over salad dressing ingredients and refrigerate until ready to serve. Toss dressing with vegetables before serving.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad has become one of my favorite salads! It has all the ingredients I love in a salad. Every bite of this salad was so satisfying and delicious. The dressing gives it its special taste.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Tomatoes, Mozzarella cheese, and avocados. Yum, yum! Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad is a fabulous recipe for potlucks or to serve at a salad luncheon.

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

It’s also a great side salad to serve when you’re grilling out or serving BBQ chicken or ribs.

Here’s the recipe.

TOMATO AVOCADO MOZZARELLA SALAD

(salad: my own concoction, salad dressing: adapted from My Baking Addiction)

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Succulent and delicious Greek-type salad with tomatoes, avocados and mozzarella chunks in a tasty Greek salad dressing. It's perfect for holidays like Easter, Mother's Day or Father's Day. It's also terrific for summer holiday fun, potlucks and family reunions. Quick and easy.
Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella
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Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella
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[b]Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad[/b]
Recipe Type: Salads and Salad Dressings
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Teresa Ambra – my own creation
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
Succulent and delicious Greek-type salad with tomatoes, avocados and mozzarella chunks in a tasty Greek salad dressing.
Ingredients
  • 4 roma tomatoes, halved and sliced
  • 6 mozzarella cheese sticks, cut in ¾” pieces
  • 2 avocados, peeled
Instructions
  1. Wash and halve Roma tomatoes.
  2. Slice down in ¼” slices.
  3. Layer in small salad bowl.
  4. Slice 6 mozzarella cheese sticks ¾” pieces – about 5 cuts per stick.
  5. Layer on top of tomatoes.
  6. Cut avocados in half lengthwise.
  7. Remove pit and discard.
  8. Slice with skin on in ¼” to ½” slices.
  9. Peel off skin.
  10. Swish avocados in lemon juice to help prevent discoloration.
  11. Place avocados over top of cheese.
  12. Prepare salad dressing and pour over top of veggies.
  13. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Notes
Because avocados decompose quickly, this salad is only good for about 24 hours. Make only what you can eat for one meal or to snack on that day.

 

[b]Greek Salad Dressing[/b]
Recipe Type: Salads and Salad Dressings
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Teresa Ambra adapted from my [url href=”http://cantstayoutofthekitchen.com/2013/03/08/greek-pasta-salad/” target=”_blank” title=”greek pasta salad”]Greek Pasta Salad[/url] recipe; source: adapted from [url href=”http://www.mybakingaddiction.com/greek-pasta-salad-recipe/” target=”_blank” title=”greek pasta salad”]My Baking Addiction[/url]
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
Succulent and delicious Greek-type salad with tomatoes, avocados and mozzarella chunks in a tasty Greek salad dressing.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. sugar
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and pour over top of salad ingredients.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Are you salivating yet? Doesn’t Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad look marvelous?

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad is a wonderful Greek-style or Caprese-style salad that’s a great dish for company. 

Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella

This is a terrific salad for summer holiday fun.

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Print Recipe
Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad BigOven - Save recipe or add to grocery list Yum
Succulent and delicious Greek-type salad with tomatoes, avocados and mozzarella chunks in a tasty Greek salad dressing. It's perfect for holidays like Easter, Mother's Day or Father's Day. It's also terrific for summer holiday fun, potlucks and family reunions. Quick and easy.
Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
SALAD:
GREEK SALAD DRESSING:
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
SALAD:
GREEK SALAD DRESSING:
Tomato Avocado Mozzarella Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is one of the best #salads ever! It's so easy to make & it's perfect for #holidays like #Easter #MothersDay or #FathersDay. It's also great for summer #BBQs & potlucks. #glutenfree #tomatoes #avocados #Mozzarella
Recipe Notes
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

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