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"A splash of lemon and hint of refreshing mint brighten up the medley of red tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and ripe avocados in this colorful, sensational salad." Lynn Scully - Rancho Santa Fe, California

Ingredients

6 plum tomatoes, chopped
2 cartons (8 ounces each) fresh mozzarella cheese pearls, drained
1/3 cup minced fresh basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup Crisco® Olive Oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and chopped

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cheese, basil, parsley and mint; set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper. Pour over tomato mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Just before serving, stir in avocados. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 3/4 cup equals 305 calories, 26 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 309 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.

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