Avocado Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette

This recipe comes from our mom, via her friend Reita. She serves with a tamale casserole she makes.

Avocado Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette
(yeilds 2 servings)

2 large Hass avacados, halfed, pitted & sliced into half-inch wedges
1/4 of one large red onion, very thinly sliced, one handful of cherry tomatoes, halfed

For the vinaigrette:

2 T olive oil
2 T red wine vinegar
1/4 t. garlic powder
2 dashes of hot sauce
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper

Combine avacado, onion & tomatoes in a large bowl and stir gently, ….set aside.
In a cruet, combine olive oil and next five ingredients.  Shake vigorously to mix.  Pour over avacado mixture and toss gently to coat.  Can be served chilled or at room temperature.

Serve on a bed of lettuce.

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