Avocado Olive Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Avocado Olive Salad Recipe
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Avocado Olive Salad

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"A fresh and simple way to spruce up the avocado."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    1 hr


  1. In a large bowl, mix the capers, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Gently toss in the olives and avocados until coated. Cover, and chill 30 to 45 minutes before serving.
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Dec 10, 2006

This was pretty tangy and a little bit sweet. I used a whole can of olives (20 was about half a can), and instead of dumping 1/2 cup of cheese into the salad, I grated a small amount over each serving (more would have been too rich for me). Because I didn't use as much cheese, I added more salt. I think this would probably be best tossed with greens--especially arugula. Next time, I'll add a few more capers. I'll probably use the dressing for other salads, as well. UPDATE: I made this again and increased the capers, used only 1 lime, omitted the cheese, and tossed it with arugula. Even better! I think the biggest difference was reducing the lime juice--much less puckering, and the salad didn't seem as sweet.

Dec 18, 2007

Really easy. A little tangy but still very good. Replace the capers with artichokes for a different flavor.


16 Ratings

Feb 01, 2006

This is a very simple but tasy recipe. I don't like capers, so these were omitted. Instead I used canned artichoke hearts, drained and sliced in half. Delicious!

Mar 25, 2009

I had to adjust this recipe becuase I did not have everything on hand, used white wine vinegar and a little lemon juice with the oil added garlic powder and red onion and salt and pepper, skipped the parmesan. It was really good, after it was in the fridge for a day and the avocados were really soft I used it as a sandwich spread, mushed it on a hard kaiser roll with Black Forest Ham, it was excellent. Even my skeptical hubby said it was good.

May 30, 2008

My mother and I tried this recipe out and, like others I see here, found it to be delicious but intense. As it turns out, neither of us are a big fan of capers so next time we substituted them for 8oz of cheese-filled tortellini to balance the dish. This makes a perfect flavorful side or, add more pasta or chopped chicken and you've got a quick dinner.

Jan 20, 2007

We really liked this, however, I used a green olive tampanade from the jar instead of the black. Delicious and thanks!

Nov 16, 2005

This makes a great side dish, but I don't think anyone would want to eat more than a small serving because it is very strong. But it is super tasty.

Apr 19, 2010

If you love avocado as I do and cannot find enough different ways of eating it, you will love this. It is awesomely yummy!


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  • Calories
  • 477 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.3 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 42.6 g
  • 65%
  • Fiber
  • 15.2 g
  • 61%
  • Protein
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 552 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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