Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Updated: Jul 14, 2021
This is one of my quick favourite salad recipes. When I live in London I actually didn't like tomatoes, somehow I always ended up with tasteless watery tomatoes, but after some time and experience, I learnt a few things about how to check for tasty juicy ripe tomatoes.
Here are my checkpoints, these are just according to my personal experience.
Colour -I find the redder they are the better.
Size - I always choose small-medium sized tomatoes.
Smell - Ripe tomatoes usually have a tomato fragrance, if they have absolutely no smell I don't take them.
Country of Origin -In my dreams when I have a garden I wish to grow my own but for now, I try to buy locally produced organic if it's off-season I tend to go for tomatoes from Italy.
4 medium Tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 cup chopped onion
1 small chilli (optional)
1 medium firm but ripe Avocados
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons of lime juice or1drop lime essential oil.
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped.
Add diced tomatoes, Avocado, cilantro and chopped onions (and chilli if you are using it) to a bowl and mix thoroughly.
If you will use lime essential oil, in a separate small bowl or cup add olive oil and use the toothpick method to add the lime essential oil, after adding to the salsa.