The cilantro-lime dressing is key to this delicious salad.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, combine onion with 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt; toss to combine. Let lime-marinated onion sit at room temperature until it softens and brightens in color, about 1 hour (up to 1 day, covered and refrigerated).

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  • Make dressing: In a blender, combine remaining 1/4 cup lime juice, jalapeno, cilantro, and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar; season generously with salt. Blend until smooth. With the motor running, add oil in a steady stream through the feeder opening until incorporated.

  • Just before serving, slice avocados; arrange on a serving plate. Top with onion; drizzle with dressing.

Cook's Notes

When slicing an avocado, do not peel it; cut in half and remove pit. Using a paring knife, slice the flesh without cutting through the skin. Scoop out slices with a large spoon.

Reviews (1)

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
01/01/2011
This is a great dish and very popular in sunny Qld, Australia we use it for Christmas and New Year and always gets rave reviews - thankyou for another great recipe