Tricolore salad recipe

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A tasty starter or snack full of Mediterranean flavours, this classic Italian dish mimics the colours of the nation's flag.

  • healthy
Cooking Time10 mins
Cost RangeNot
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories340 Kcal17%
Fat32 g46%
Saturated Fat11g g55%

A tasty starter or snack full of Mediterranean flavours, this classic Italian tricolore salad mimics the colours of the nation's flag. Made with fresh tomatoes, soft avocado, rich buffalo mozzarella this delicious salad is just bursting with flavour. The vibrant colour of this salad makes it appealing than the rest. This recipe serves 6 people and takes 10 mins to make. The delicious salad dressing is made with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey and garlic.


  • 3 large tomatoes, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 avocados, peeled, stoned and sliced
  • 2 x 125g packs buffalo mozzarella, thickly sliced
  • 3tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1tbsp clear honey
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Basil leaves, to serve




  1. Divide the slices of tomato, avocado and mozzarella between six plates.
  2. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, honey and garlic, then season. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and garnish with basil leaves. Serve immediately.
Top Tip for making Tricolore salad

Serve this salad with cooked chicken strips or beef.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

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