Heirloom Tomato Avocado Salad-3

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Salad Small Plate

This gorgeous, vegan Heirloom Tomato Avocado Salad is great as a light summer bite. Serve on a small plate with a dash of balsamic for the perfect appetizer.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 plates


  • 3 whole heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 whole avocado
  • 1/4 oz basil leaves fresh
  • salt and pepepr to taste
  • balsamic vineger to taste


  1. Slice heirloom tomatoes with a sharp serrated knife. Set the slices on a paper towel to soak up extra water. 

  2. Meanwhile, julienne the basil and set aside. 

  3. Next, cut the avocado in half. Remove and discard the pit. Slice the avocado into thin slices. 

  4. Divide the tomato slices between six small plates. Top each of the plated tomatoes with a few avocado slices. 

  5. Finally, sprinkle each plate with a pinch of salt and pepper, and some julienne basil. 

  6. Serve with a side of balsamic vinegar on the table. Alternatively, you could top each plate with a small drizzle of balsamic. 

  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!