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Romaine Lettuce Avocado Salad

This romaine lettuce avocado salad is vibrant, refreshing, and delicious! A simple dish that is easy to make and is ready in 10 minutes. It is perfect as a light lunch or healthy side dish to accompany any mains! 
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 248kcal
Author Meesha


For the dressing

For the salad

  • 1 large head romaine lettuce chopped (or other varieties of lettuce)
  • ½ lb tomatoes
  • 1 avocado cubed
  • ½ medium red onion sliced


  • Mix together all ingredients needed for the dressing. Set aside.
  • Add all ingredients needed for the salad to a large bowl. Pour in dressing and mix until everything is well incorporated.
  • Give it a taste, adding more salt and pepper if needed. Serve and enjoy!


*Oil - I highly recommend using extra-virgin olive oil as it has the most flavor and aroma. However, you could use light olive oil, vegetable oil, or canola oil if you are not a fan of its taste. 
Helpful tips 
  • Wait until the salad is ready to serve before cutting the avocado to prevent it from browning. 
  • Mix salad gently to ensure that the delicate avocado cubes stay intact. 
  • Romaine lettuce avocado salad is best served immediately after preparation as lettuce will turn soggy after some time. 
  • Dressing can be prep ahead of time and will stay fresh in the fridge for up to a week. You could also chop the veggies and keep them in separate containers for 3-4 days. As for the avocado, it is best to slice them right before serving.


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 1057mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18903IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3mg