Avocado, pomegranate and basil salad

September 6, 2016 (Last Updated: November 13, 2018)

The mighty powers of the avocado stretch further than you probably realise. This gluten-free, cholesterol-free, dairy-free and high-fibre fruit is nutritious, delicious and adds freshness to your spring and summer dishes.

Avocado, pomegranate and basil salad

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • 2 Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 100g Parmesan, shaved and toasted
  • small handful pomegranate rubies
  • 2 handfuls fresh basil leaves
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) pomegranate molasses
  • 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 1 pomegranate, broken into big chunks, to garnish



For the salad, toss together all of the ingredients in a bowl.


For the dressing, combine all of the ingredients. Drizzle over the salad and garnish with pomegranate chunks.

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