Tomato Avocado Salsa or Salad

I found some lovely tomatoes at Costco last week.  You know the ones, they are about the size of a fifty cent piece and have a cute little vine attached.  They are always flavorful and I have a hard time resisting a package of them.  When I rounded the corner at the end of the aisle I was facing a bag of avocados that looked spendid.  Part of them were starting to ripen and the others were still quite firm. 

When I left, I had the makings of a great salsa or salad.  Today the ingredients were going to become a salad.  I had run across another very easy recipe in Cooking Light's 5 Ingredient, 15 Minute recipe collection. 

I did vary the recipe just a smidge.  I used the tomatoes from Costco which are larger than the grape tomatoes.  I used Feta that had a garlic and herbs.  The recipe called for feta with basil and sun-dried tomato.  I used two avocados.  I actually liked not having another herb compete with the oregano. 

Tomato Avocado Salsa or Salad
adapted from Cooking Light
5 Ingredient, 15 Minute Recipes

Yield:  4-6 servings

1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomato (or other combination)
1 ripe peeled avocado, chopped

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.  Stir with a whisk.  Add tomato halves, cheese, and avocado; toss gently. 


  1. Jacques always buys those tomatoes..and we love avocado..

    C'est beau!

  2. Hello fellow Costco shopper! This sounds delicious and those Costco tomatoes get us through the winter here in the midwest.


  3. That looks so good.

    Have you entered this in the Avocados from Mexico guacamole or salsa giveaway?

  4. Oh my goodness! This looks really good. Really fresh and very appetizing!

  5. This is a refreshing salad that is beign added to my bucket list as we speak.


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