Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salata

Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salata

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Do you ever get a little ‘hangry’?  You know… it’s that line you cross from hungry to angry.  Well this appetizer is the answer for the hungry foodie who needs a nosh “NOW”.  Enjoy the last rays of summer with a chilly glass of Prosecco and this colorful dish.

Serves 3-4

Foodie Note: This is a perfect appetizer, salad or light dinner, ready in 3 minutes!    Serve alongside thick slices of fresh bread.

Ingredients:

2 lbs Heirloom tomatoes, washed

1 avocado

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Large flake sea salt

Freshly cracked pepper

 

Directions:

1) Core tomatos and slice into 1/2 inch slices; these do not need to be uniform and perfect.  Arrange on plate.

2) Cut avocado in half, remove pit, without piercing the skin, slice lengthwise into 5-6 slices (per half).

3) Use a spoon to scoop avocado slices from skin; arrange with tomato.

4) Drizzle olive oil and balsamic, sprinkle salt and pepper.  Serve immediately.