Avocado Cashew Salad Recipe

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This avocado cashew salad is one of the most delicious ways to make sure you’re getting your healthy fats for the day!

This simple, clean eating recipe came to me via Facebook from Lori B.

I am ever so thankful to Lori for this recipe for all the “oohs and aahs” this recipe garnered at my Mother’s Day barbecue. Simply put, this was simply delicious.

Lori seemed to think that this might be an odd combination of ingredients. But the second I saw the recipe, I knew it would be fabulous. This salad is a fantastic way to get your healthy fats in for the day and it’s packed with good-for-you nutrition.

A close up view of a white bowl filled with this Clean Eating Avocado Cashew Salad. You can see chunks of avocado and tomatoes over the top of the bowl.

It’s a great side dish for just about any meal, particularly at barbecues or other types of gatherings. It’s filling and oh so good for you. I’m telling you, nobody could get enough of this stuff when I served it. Thanks Lori! I will be making this again and again in the coming years!

Make sure you’re avocados are soft and ready to eat. Firm avocados won’t work well here. If you are worried about them being mushy and making a bad presentation, mix the salad very gently. There will still be some avocado residue that gets on the rest of the ingredients, but at the end of the day, it’s all just yummy no matter how messy it is!


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Clean Eating Avocado Cashew Salad Recipe

Clean Eating Avocado Cashew Salad

This delicious side salad is a wonderfully tasty way to get your healthy fats for the day!
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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 152kcal
Author: The Gracious Pantry


  • 4 cups avocado (peeled, de-seeded and chopped)
  • 2 cups cashews (chopped)
  • 2 cups tomatoes (chopped - or use halved cherry tomatoes)
  • 3 medium limes (juice only)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Serve as a side dish.


Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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  1. graciouspantry says:

    Shanleigh – Haha!! Enjoy!

  2. graciouspantry says:

    Kgrarig – I hope you enjoy it!

  3. graciouspantry says:

    My pleasure! Enjoy!

  4. graciouspantry says:

    Breaduh – Fantastic! It’s very good. Almost addicting. Glad you enjoyed it!

  5. graciouspantry says:

    Kari – I did put some on top just for the photo. But the recipe doesn’t call for it. It was just to make it look pretty. 🙂

  6. I am so having this today! Was looking for a great side salad!

    1. graciouspantry says:

      Hope you enjoy it!

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  10. I was intrigued by and skeptical about this recipe… I am so glad I tried it. Delicious!!! I did put some fresh basil on mine. Yum!! Thank you!!!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Sara – So glad you gave it a try! 🙂

  11. This recipe sounds amazing, but I was wondering if you used roasted and salted cashews or raw cashews. Thank you for your wonderful recipes.

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Jill – Either way. I think mine were raw, but whatever tastes best to you will work.

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