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Tricolore Salad

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Tricolore Salad is a beautiful Italian salad with juicy tomatoes, avocado, creamy mozzarella and fresh basil.

Tricolore salad or the Italian way, Insalata Tricolore is a beautiful fresh salad that’s just bursting with sunshine flavours!

There’s something simply delicious about the combination of plump, juicy, sweet tomatoes with slices of creamy mozzarella. And then to add in the luscious avocado and scatter with torn basil leaves it just finishes the salad perfectly.

The Tricolore salad is supposed to be an edible representation of the Italian flag, and it’s delicious!

tricolour salad with tomatoes, avocado and mozzarella

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Tricolore Salad Ingredients

You’ll just need a handful of simple, tasty, fresh ingredients to make this beautiful Italian salad recipe.

ingredients for tricolour salad - baby plum tomatoes, avocado, olive oil and mozzarella along with a bunch of fresh basil
  • 200g baby plum tomatoes
  • 1 large avocado (or two small ones)
  • Bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to serve

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Equipment Needed

  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Salad platter or bowl
  • Tablespoon

How To Make Tricolore Salad

It’s super easy to throw together this tasty tomato, mozzarella, avocado salad

Step One – prepare the salad vegetables

  • Slice the baby plum tomatoes into halves
  • Peel and de-stone the avocado, then slice.

Step Two – slice the mozzarella

  • Drain the mozzarella and slice.

Step Three – assemble the Tricolore salad

  • Take the salad platter and scatter over the avocado, tomato, mozzarella salad then drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and cracked black pepper. Finish with a scattering of torn basil leaves.
tricolour salad on a white plate with silver fork

What To Serve With Tricolore Salad

You can serve our lovely avocado salad alongside some focaccia bread, pasta, grilled chicken or fish or simply eat as it is.

More Italian Salad Recipes To Try

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  • Tomato salad – keep it simple. Great tomatoes, great olive oil, fresh basil. Delicious!
  • Italian pasta salad – a super easy Italian style pasta salad loaded with all your favourite Italian flavours.

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Yield: Serves 2

Tricolour Salad

tricolour salad with tomatoes, avocado and mozzarella

A delicious Italian Tricolore Salad with avocado, juicy baby plum tomatoes and creamy mozzarella.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 125g mozzarella
  • 200g baby plum tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • small bunch basil leaves
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Slice the baby plum tomatoes into halves
  2. Peel and de-stone the avocado, then slice.
  3. Drain the mozzarella and slice.
  4. Take the salad platter and scatter over the avocado, tomato, mozzarella salad then drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and cracked black pepper. Finish with a scattering of torn basil leaves.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 426Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 470mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 8gSugar: 4gProtein: 17g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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