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Refreshing Cucumber Avocado Salad with lemon is an ideal aspect dish any time of yr! Get pleasure from it together with grilled dishes or add canned tuna to your salad for a excessive protein meal. Prepared in lower than 15 minutes!

 

We’re formally in my favourite meals season. All of the contemporary greens! I’ve to say, in Florida we’re on this season many of the yr, however when the climate is as scorching 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 occasions over the previous couple of weeks and every time I make it my daughter and husband dish out the compliments. They’re at the moment 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.

mini cocktail cucumbers on a cutting board with sliced onion and avocado on left and bag of cocktail cucumbers on right

 

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

  • Persian or cocktail cucumbers – I discover Persian cucumbers at Dealer Joe’s and cocktail cucumbers at Costco or generally 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 when you have it. I get mine in a grinder at Costco however I see numerous Himalayan pink salt at Residence Items too.

Fairly easy, proper?

 

close up of cucumber, avocado and sliced onion salad in blue bowl

 

In case you are 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!).

 

cucumber, avocado and onion salad with tuna in white bowl

 

Summer time Salads and Facet Dishes

I do know I’m craving all the straightforward summer time salads and aspect dishes proper now, and there are fairly a couple of I need to attempt like my buddy Lora’s Candy Summer time Corn and Cucumber Salad. We spoke just lately about how a lot we love this time of yr due to all of the fruits and veggies so we’re each planning on sharing extra contemporary recipes utilizing summer time produce like cucumbers, corn, watermelon and tomatoes, simply to call a couple of.

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

Spinach Salad with Peaches, Gorgonzola and Almonds

Lemony Inexperienced Bean Pasta Salad with Walnuts

Cherry Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad

When you make this cucumber salad recipe or any of my summer time aspect dish recipes please you’ll want to tag me on Instagram @aggieskitchen #aggieskitchen!

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Substances

  • 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 strategies:  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

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