Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto

Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto
Healthy and delicious Spring and Summer salad: Avocado Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Pesto.  Simple recipe that uses fresh ingredients: tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, fresh small Mozzarella cheese balls, red onions, and basil pesto dressing.  
INGREDIENTS :

Avocado Salad Ingredients:
  • 1/2 pound red cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pound yellow cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 avocados , diced
  • 1 cucumber , sliced
  • 1/3 cup red onion , diced
  • 8 ounces small fresh mozzarella cheese balls
Salad Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS :
  1. In a large bowl, combine halved red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, diced avocado, sliced cucumber, diced red onion, small fresh mozzarella cheese balls.
  2. Add basil pesto and lemon juice to the salad and toss to combine.  Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Use more basil pesto, if desired.
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