What's a healthy salsa recipe using avocado?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Here is a healthy salsa recipe: Dice four Roma tomatoes and add them to a bowl. Chop one medium onion fine. Add 1/4 cup chopped cilantro. Add one small chopped jalapeño pepper. Remove the seeds. Add 1/4 lime juice. Add one chopped avocado. Salt to taste. Mix well and store in the refrigerator till ready to serve.
Avocados are not only low in carbs, but they have a slew of healthy benefits. They're low in sugar and contain heart-boosting and anti-inflammatory nutrients too.

Avocado Salsa


16 oz frozen sweet corn kernels, thawed
4-1/2 oz pitted calamata olives, drained and sliced (or any type of olives)
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
5 medium garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp cider vinegar
1 tsp oregano leaves, dried
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
4 fresh California avocado, pitted and diced

  • In large bowl, mix corn, olives, red bell pepper, and onion. Set aside.
  • In small bowl, mix garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, cider vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper. Pour into corn mixture and toss to coat.
  • Cover and chill in refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight.
  • Peel, dice and stir avocados into salsa before serving.
Makes 32 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories 78.2
Total Carbs 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 5.2 g
Potassium 100.1 mg
Protein 1 g
Sodium 48.1 mg

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