Could creamy avocado and juicy tomatoes get any better? Yes. In this Tomato & Avocado Salad, they‘re topped off with peppery greens. Not a fan of watercress or arugula? Just scatter a few basil leaves on top.

This recipe was developed by Kate Sherwood, The Healthy Cook. Have a comment, question, or idea? Email Kate at

Serves: 4
Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • 1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil 
  • ½ avocado, sliced 
  • a few leaves of watercress or arugula
  • 1 pinch flaky sea salt 


  1. In a medium bowl, gently toss the tomatoes with the oil.
  2. Arrange the avocado on a serving plate.
  3. Top the avocado with the tomatoes, a few watercress or arugula leaves, and the salt.

Nutrition Information

Per serving (½ cup):

  • Calories: 70
  • Total fat: 6 g
  • Sat fat: 1 g
  • Carbs: 4 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Total sugar: 2 g
  • Added sugar: 0 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Sodium: 70 mg
2023 Good Foods calendar photos


Good Foods 2023

Every gorgeous photo in the Good Foods 2023 calendar will whet your appetite for delicious, healthy food. And the simple recipe below each photo, from Healthy Cook Kate Sherwood, will help you turn that month’s star into the star of your dinner table.

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