Vibrant and delicious avocado salad tossed with the rich flavors of black olives, juicy tomatoes, and creamy feta cheese – a perfect summer salad that looks as good as it tastes!
Ultimate Avocado Salad: Bursting with Olives, Tomatoes, and Feta Cheese
When it comes to salads, few can compete with the vibrant blend of creamy avocados, juicy tomatoes, tangy olives, and robust feta cheese. This fusion is not only delicious but also a powerhouse that packs a wealth of good-for-you benefits.
The star of our show, the humble avocado, elevates this salad from simple to excellence. Their creamy texture perfectly complements the tangy feta and olives, balancing the salad’s overall taste.
The olives provide a welcome contrast in flavor, adding a touch of Mediterranean flair. Combined with the freshness of tomatoes, packed with their powerful antioxidants and juiciness, this salad with avocados turns into a medley of tastes and textures.
The feta cheese, known for its tangy, salty flavor, adds a finishing touch that rounds out this salad, creating an irresistible and completely flavorful dish.
Making Avocado Salad
Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to prepare this refreshing salad that pairs beautifully with some warm pita bread.
- Mix olives, avocado, tomatoes, capers, and feta cheese in a large bowl.
- In a separate bowl, whisk lime juice, olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper until well blended. Adjust to taste.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss.
- Serve the salad with warm pita bread wedges, and enjoy this Mediterranean-style treat!
Try it once, and I guarantee you’ll be hooked. The creamy avocado, the tartness of the olives, the freshness of the tomatoes, and the tangy feta cheese create a combination that is hard to resist.
I call this an appetizer salad. A few scoops of salad, a couple of wedges of pita bread, and you should be satisfied. SHOULD be. You might want to grab some more – I don’t blame you, NOT a bit, ’cause that’s what I did. Just keep in mind that it’s supposed to be shared with friends.
The versatility of avocado salad means it can be paired with almost any main or side dish you prefer. Here are some of my favorites:
- A protein-rich dish like spatchcock grilled chicken or grilled salmon kabobs will complement the freshness of the salad.
- A juicy steak can be an excellent pairing with avocado salad.
- If you prefer a vegetarian meal, a hearty dish like grilled tofu, stuffed bell peppers, or a vegetable lasagna is perfect!
And there you have it – a vibrant, tasty, and healthy Salad with avocados, olives, tomatoes, capers, and feta cheese. This salad will impress with its medley of flavors and summer-bod-friendly ingredients.
Avocado Recipes To Try
Avocado Salad with Olives, Tomatoes, and Feta Cheese
- 5 ounces pitted olives, drained, sliced into thin rounds
- 4 avocados, pitted and diced
- 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
- 2 tablespoons capers
- 2 cups cubed feta cheese
- 2 whole limes, juiced
- 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
- salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- Pita Bread Wedges, for serving
- In a large salad bowl, combine sliced olives, diced avocado, tomatoes, capers and feta cheese; set aside.
- In a small mixing bowl whisk together lime juice, extra virgin olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; whisk until well incorporated. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
- Pour dressing over salad and gently toss it all together.
- Serve with pita bread cut into wedges.
Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.