Avacado salad

For Lemon Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 dash lemon zest or zest from 1 small lemon
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove – small to medium-sized, minced or finely chopped

Other Ingredients

  • ¼ cup onions – finely chopped or 1 small onion
  • ⅓ to ½ cup tomatoes – chopped or 1 medium-sized tomato
  • 1 tablespoon parsley – finely chopped or cilantro (coriander leaves)
  • 2 avocados – medium-sized, chopped, preferable to use Hass avocado
  • 1 dash black salt – optional
  • white salt or kosher salt or himalayan pink salt, as per taste


Making The Salad Dressing

  • In a small bowl take the extra virgin olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice.
  • Add the smoked paprika, black pepper and minced or finely chopped garlic.
  • In place of smoked paprika you can use ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or sweet paprika or red chilli powder.
  • Mix very well and keep the dressing aside.

Making Avocado Salad

  • Take chopped onions, tomatoes and parsley in a mixing bowl.
  • Add chopped avocado.
  • Stir the dressing again and then pour it on the avocado.
  • Season with a dash of black salt. Also, add white salt or kosher salt or himalayan pink salt or rock salt.
  • Toss and mix well.