Recipe by 4CTumbleweed
"A fresh and simple way to spruce up the avocado."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
black olives, thinly sliced
avocados - peeled, pitted and diced
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.
Really easy. A little tangy but still very good. Replace the capers with artichokes for a different flavor.
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!
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.
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.
We really liked this, however, I used a green olive tampanade from the jar instead of the black. Delicious and thanks!
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.
If you love avocado as I do and cannot find enough different ways of eating it, you will love this. It is awesomely yummy!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Avocado Olive Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 383
New for spring! Good-for-you food you’ll love to eat.
The best ways to enjoy what’s in season right now.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!
Loaded with super foods, there’s a ton of good stuff in this healthy salad.
See how to make a fresh pasta salad with avocadoes, tomato, and mozzarella.
Here’s a simple roast chicken dish that’s bursting with flavor.