This vibrant salad combines the juicy sweetness of tomatoes, the crisp and refreshing texture of jicama, the creamy richness of avocado, and the zesty kick of lime. The combination of flavours and textures creates a perfect balance for a delightful summer salad.
- 4 medium-sized tomatoes, preferably heirloom, sliced
- 1 small jicama, peeled and cut into matchsticks
- 1 ripe avocado, sliced
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
- Juice of 1 lime
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large serving bowl, arrange the sliced tomatoes, jicama matchsticks, avocado slices, and red onion slices.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
- Drizzle the dressing over the tomato salad and gently toss to coat all the ingredients evenly.
- Sprinkle the chopped cilantro leaves over the salad for added freshness and flavour.
- Let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavours to meld together.
- Serve the Summer Tomato Salad with Jicama and Avocado as a refreshing side dish or a light lunch option.