Beaucoup Salad (Creole Tomatoes With Hass Avocados, Vidalia Onion and Green Vinaigrette)
Serves 4. Recipe from George’s Produce, New Orleans
For the Green Vinaigrette:
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbl. finely minced garlic
Salt and coarsely ground black pepper, to taste
1 very ripe Hass avocado, peeled and mashed
For the Salad:
3 ripe (but still slightly firm) Hass avocados, sliced
1 large Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
2 large Creole tomatoes, sliced
1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped
1. Make the vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients. Use a traditional or immersion blender to process until smooth. Set aside.
2. Assemble the salad: Layer all of the salad ingredients on a platter. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad. Serve.