Salmon, Avocado, and Tomato Salad

Salmon and avocado are a famous pairing. Marry them here in this citrusy salad recipe.

Salmon, Avocado, and Tomato Salad
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This speedy salad can be tossed together using poached salmon purchased at your supermarket’s deli counter or leftover salmon from the night before. Add more protein by using a larger portion of salmon or sprinkling on a couple tablespoons of hemp hearts.

Nutrition (per serving with lemon juice)

Calories: 360; total fat: 18g; protein: 21g; carbohydrates: 34g; sugar: 5g; fiber: 11g; cholesterol: 45mg; sodium: 75mg

Recipe and photo by Lauren O’Connor, M.S., R.D.N., R.Y.T. of Nutrition Savvy Health.

Prep time

5 min.

  • 1 cup spring greens
  • ½ medium avocado, chopped
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 oz baked, poached or grilled salmon
  • 1-4 Fresh basil leaves, chopped (unless tiny)
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Optional: lemon juice or 1Tbsp of your favorite vinaigrette drizzled

Toss all ingredients together, gently.

Sprinkle on black pepper.

Enjoy alone or drizzle with lemon juice or vinaigrette.