Taste the Rainbow: Salad-Stuffed Avocado

POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Skip the oven for this refreshing lunch! Offering 60 percent of your recommended fiber for the day, this antioxidant-rich rainbow salad aids in digestion and may even diminish belly fat. Chopped tomatoes, peppers, and radishes are tossed in a spicy lime dressing then neatly tucked into a halved avocado for a pretty presentation. With a mix of crunchy, creamy, cooling, and spicy ingredients, eating the rainbow has never tasted so good.

Tomato, Pepper, and Radish Salad in Avocado Shell

Cook Time10 minutes
YieldServes 1

From Lizzie Fuhr, POPSUGAR Fitness


    • Juice of one lime
    • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
    • 1 pinch cayenne
    • 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
    • 1/4 cup baby tomatoes, sliced
    • 3 radishes, diced
    • 1 avocado, halved and seeded
    • 1 tablespoon cotija cheese
    • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon scallion, chopped


    1. Combine lime juice, cayenne, and garlic in a small bowl. Add yellow bell pepper, tomatoes, and radishes to the bowl, and mix well.

    2. Set up your halved avocado on a plate, and scoop out extra flesh if necessary. Spoon your pepper and tomato salad mixture into the center of the avocado. Garnish with crumbled cotija cheese, scallions, and cilantro.