A good salad for cholesterol

Tricolor salad recipe and properties

Properties of avocado with tomatoes and cheese


Avocado is an excellent source of healthy fats. It has health benefits such as lowering cholesterol, increase levels of good cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease.

For people with cholesterol problems, obesity or hypertension it is recommended to use low-fat cheese or 0%.

  • People with obesity problems should moderate the amount of avocado oil and dressings.
  • It is an excellent salad for diabetes.
  • It is recommended to pregnant or breastfeeding women for its energy value and intake of calcium.


tricolor salad with tomato, cheese and avocado.Photography of tricolor salad with tomato, cheese and avocado

Ingredients of the recipe

Salad preparation

  • Wash the tomato and cut into slices with the desired thickness, in the horizontal direction to the base of the tomato.
  • Cut the cheese similarly to tomato.
  • Split the avocado in half, remove the seed and separate the pulp from the skin with a spoon.
  • Slice half an avocado.
  • Place all ingredients in a serving dish decoratively. It may be, for example, as seen in the photograph. Another variant is to cut very thin slices so that the colors blend in better. With cherry tomatoes, you can do minivegetarian canapes.
  • Season with olive oil and sprinkle some pepper or oregano leaves.
  • Serve as a starter or accompaniment

More information and recipes on avocado.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

14 March, 2024

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