Gently fold in the avocado. This doubles up as both the guacamole and the tomato salsa element of a Mexican meal. Along these lines, it’s helpful to gently squeeze the seeds and some of the juice from larger, vine-ripened tomatoes. Nutrition Tips: Avocados are rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and also good sources of fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, E, and K, pantothenic acid, and copper. Thank you! Add a squirt of sriracha if you like things a little spicy. This tomato avocado salsa is super simple to whip up. Copyright 2020, Fountain Avenue Kitchen. Serve immediately. Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2011. *I’ve also used grape tomatoes and vine-ripened tomatoes for this salsa with great success. This super simple salsa adds flavor and flare to chicken, fish, beans, salads, and eggs. All rights reserved. Combine some cooked rice and chicken or beef (pork carnitas if you have them – and leftovers are fair game is all cases) along with some black beans, corn, and/or slaw. Try this salsa mixed with beans and rice in a burrito bowl or serve over chicken or fish. In a medium bowl, combine the tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Pureed. Tasty. It’s fresh, zesty and loaded with ripe tomatoes and creamy avocado. It complements the sazón seasoning I shared earlier this week quite nicely, yet it’s endlessly versatile. Enjoy this salsa all year round in the following ways: Sazón Grilled Chicken (click on image for easy recipe). Added so much to the meal with such ease. Your email address will not be published. The perfect appetizer for a party, game day or just hanging with friends. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (may use parsley if not a fan) Or use it in place of guacamole in your favorite south-of-the-border recipes or as a dip with tortilla chips! Crunchy Top Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal (Muffins Optional), As a simple salsa for chicken (⇩) and fish, Or in place of guacamole in a variety of other Tex-Mex fare, Stir in cooked shrimp or black beans for a protein-rich salad, Enjoy as a dip with your favorite tortilla chips, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (may use parsley if not a fan), 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice (may add an extra teaspoon or so to taste), 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 medium avocado, diced (ripe but not too soft), Optional: 1/2 a small jalapeño (seeded to reduce heat if desired) or a pinch or two of crushed red pepper flakes. Can be made a few hours in advance and kept in the fridge. Nutritional profile: Makes 4 servings. This is a healthy choice for a dip. Found a similar salsa at Target with tomatillos – fresh avocado, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, sea salt and garlic. The flavors will enhance the likes of eggs, beans, and a variety of grains and can be served as a dip with tortilla chips. Choose the type of message you'd like to post, Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice. So happy to read your comment, Kathy. To avoid a watered-down salsa, I recommend draining off any excess liquid from juicy tomatoes. Good Food DealReceive a free Graze box delivered straight to your door. I love the versatility of this salsa, too! Your email address will not be published. When you're ready to eat, peel, stone and chop the avocados and add them to the salsa mix along with the coriander. My family always enjoys something saucy on grilled meats, and the following tomato and avocado salsa provides complementary flavor with ease. Optionally, place the diced tomatoes in a colander and allow them to drain while you prepare the other ingredients. Use it in place of guacamole on your favorite south-of-the-border fare or to perk up simply prepared fish. Think of this salsa as a convenient way to add fresh flavor year-round, as off-season grape tomatoes provide an acceptable substitute once the vine-ripened varieties are finished for the year. We enjoyed this on your sazón chicken recipe over the weekend and I made it again last night to spoon over fish. Serve the salsa over chicken, fish, pork, or as an option to regular tomato salsa or guacamole on your favorite dishes that call for them—like tacos, burrito bowls, eggs, and salads. New! By signing up, you will allow us to communicate via email, but I will not share your email with a third party. The Fountain Avenue Kitchen Tomatoes are rich in the antioxidant lycopene, which has been found to reduce the risk for heart disease and some cancers, as well as vitamins C, K, potassium, and folate. Per serving: Calories 90, Total Fat 7 gm, Saturated fat 1 gm, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 150 mg, Total Carbohydrate 8 gm, Dietary fiber 4 gm, Protein 1.5 gm. Required fields are marked *. Suddenly you have a new favorite (and really easy) burrito bowl! In a medium bowl, combine the onion, chilli, tomatoes, lime and vinegar with some seasoning and mix well. Or serve as a dip with tortilla chips.