Cucumber Avocado Salad – Ready in 15 minutes!

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    Refreshing Cucumber Avocado Salad with lemon is an ideal aspect dish any time of 12 months! Get pleasure from it together with grilled dishes or add canned tuna to your salad for a excessive protein meal. Prepared in lower than quarter-hour!

    We’re formally in my favourite meals season. All of the contemporary greens! I’ve to say, in Florida we’re on this season a lot of the 12 months, however when the climate is as sizzling as it’s proper now all I crave is cool, refreshing salads like this Cucumber Avocado Salad.

    I’ve made this straightforward salad a number of instances over the previous couple of weeks and every time I make it my daughter and husband dish out the compliments. They’re at present the one salad eaters within the household (along with me) though my oldest son does like his veggies, simply served in a extra deconstructed model and never in salad kind. I’m good with it.

    For this straightforward cucumber salad recipe, you simply want a couple of substances:

    • Persian or cocktail cucumbers – I discover Persian cucumbers at Dealer Joe’s and cocktail cucumbers at Costco or typically at my common grocery retailer.
    • Avocado
    • Candy or Vidalia onion
    • Lemon – I exploit a lemon press like this one to get ALL the juice out.
    • Coarse sea salt and contemporary floor pepper – attempt pink Himalayan salt you probably have it. I get mine in a grinder at Costco however I see numerous Himalayan pink salt at Dwelling Items too.

    Fairly easy, proper?

    If you’re grilling rooster, shrimp or steak, this cucumber avocado salad would make the PERFECT straightforward aspect dish to go in your plate. However in case you are like me and are attempting to eat extra salads at lunch time, then add some canned albacore tuna to a bowl of cucumber avocado salad and squeeze extra lemon for a veggie packed, high-protein lunch (or dinner!).

    Summer time Salads and Aspect Dishes

    I do know I’m craving all the easy summer season salads and aspect dishes proper now, and there are fairly a couple of I need to attempt like my pal Lora’s Sweet Summer Corn and Cucumber Salad. We spoke just lately about how a lot we love this time of 12 months due to all of the fruits and veggies so we’re each planning on sharing extra contemporary recipes utilizing summer season produce like cucumbers, corn, watermelon and tomatoes, simply to call a couple of. It’s enjoyable to have mates who love summer season produce (all produce!) as a lot as you do and trade concepts.

    A few of my private favourite summer season salads and aspect dishes:

    Spinach Salad with Peaches, Gorgonzola and Almonds

    Lemony Inexperienced Bean Pasta Salad with Walnuts

    Cherry Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad

    Components

    • 810 Persian or cocktail cucumbers, sliced
    • 1 candy Vidalia onion, sliced skinny
    • 2 avocados, diced
    • juice from 1 lemon
    • coarse salt and contemporary floor pepper

    Directions

    1. Add cucumber, onion and avocado to a bowl. Squeeze lemon over salad and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Gently toss to mix. Serve instantly.

    Notes

    Serving ideas:  Add feta, canned tuna, and/or garbanzo beans (for extra taste and protein) or serve with grilled shrimp, rooster, or steak.

    Key phrases: cucumber, avocado, onion, lemon, salad, aspect dish