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Avocado & Cucumber Salad

This Avocado & Cucumber Salad is the perfect healthy salad recipe for warm days or fresh starts. This recipe from Eating Well arrived at my door in April last year and I have adored this simple cucumber salad ever since. It is so flavorful and bright and takes only five minutes to prep, making it the perfect solution for a last minute get together. It pairs beautifully with grilled meats or fish (like my personal fave, grilled Tuna). Try this salad tonight and I guarantee you’ll make it on repeat all Summer long!

 

Photo Credit: EatingWell.com

Servings

4

Ready In:

25 Min

Good For:

Lunch, Dinner

Cucumber Salad Ingredients

  • 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced crosswise and separated into rings
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, and sliced crosswise
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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Toss shallot rings with lime juice in a large bowl; let stand until softened, about 10 minutes. Whisk in oil, mint, basil and salt.

Step 2

Add cucumber; toss to coat. Let the cucumber marinate in the dressing, tossing occasionally, until softened, about 10 minutes.

Step 3

Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cucumber to a platter; top with avocado. Drizzle the dressing over the salad. Serve immediately.

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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