Light and Fresh Cucumber Avocado Salad
Light and Fresh Cucumber Avocado Salad is the perfect dish for a hot summer day. Its crisp, cool, and refreshing flavors will leave you wanting more. Whether you’re looking for a healthy side dish for a BBQ or a light lunch option, this salad has you covered.
- 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
- 2 ripe avocados, diced
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, diced avocados, and thinly sliced red onion.
- Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the top.
- Drizzle the lime juice and extra-virgin olive oil over the salad.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Gently toss everything together until well combined.
- Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Light and Fresh Cucumber Avocado Salad is not only delicious but also packed with healthy ingredients. The combination of crisp cucumbers, creamy avocados, and zesty lime juice creates a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. It’s a fantastic side dish for any occasion, and it’s also a great way to use up those ripe avocados sitting on your counter. Enjoy the refreshing taste of summer with every bite of this delightful salad.
Nutrition Information (per serving):
Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 520mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 16.9mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.6mg
Light and Fresh Cucumber Avocado Salad is not just a dish; it’s a taste of summer in every bite. Whether you’re enjoying it as a side dish at a picnic or savoring it as a quick and healthy lunch, this salad is sure to become a favorite. Its vibrant colors and fresh flavors make it a winner in any season.