Bejeweled Avocado Salad Stuffed Red Peppers
•1/2 cup red or whet onions, chopped medium fine
•1 ripe avocados, diced into 1/2-inch cubes
•2 large fresh tomatoes, chopped, juices strained
•1 cup cilantro leaves, chopped, plus additional leaves to garnish
•2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
•1/2-1 inch freshly chopped jalapeño pepper, to taste
•1/4 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
•1/2 tsp sea salt, plus generous grind of fresh pepper, or to taste
•1 tsp ground cumin, to taste
•2 cups mixed salad greens
•2 large red peppers, halved down center, seeds removed (trim bottom to sit level, if needed)
Toss onion, avocado, tomatoes and cilantro together in a glass or stainless-steel bowl. Whisk garlic, jalapeño, lemon juice and seasonings together. Pour over avocado salad and mix. Adjust seasonings to taste.
Serve over handful of mixed salad greens or stuff into bell peppers. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Makes four generous servings.
Bejeweled Avocado Salad Stuffed