10-Minute Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe: The Best Recipe You Could Make Tonight by 30Seconds Food


10-Minute Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe: The Best Recipe You Could Make Tonight

"Whoever said 'simple is best' was talking about this chopped salad for sure!" says Rachel Maser, mom of four and founder/creator of the clean eating blog, Clean Food Crush®. "It’s such a simple one, yet it’s also one of the tastiest combos I’ve recently eaten. The crisp fresh cucumbers combined with creamy rich avocado pieces then drizzled in a tangy flavorful homemade dressing. The best thing you could make tonight!"

Serve this tangy cucumber and avocado salad as a side dish with chicken, beef, pork, lamb or seafood. Or serve it as a light vegetarian lunch or dinner. This is best eaten right away, as avocados do turn brown quickly. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos, tamari or Bragg's liquid aminos
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)

Salad

  • 2 ripe, but firm, avocados, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 4 garden cucumbers, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped roasted cashews
  • fresh lemon or lime wedges, for garnish

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a small jar add all of the dressing ingredients. Shake vigorously to emulsify or whisk dressing ingredients together really well in a small bowl.
  2. Put the vegetables into a into a salad bowl.
  3. Drizzle the veggies with the dressing and gently toss to coat. Sprinkle with coarsely chopped cashews.

Photo courtesy of Clean Food Crush®.

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Coconut Aminos $4 & Up
Tamari $3 & Up
Honey $4 & Up
Maple Syrup $5 & Up
Sesame Oil $3 & Up
Cashews $5 & Up

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Donna John
This looks absolutely amazing. Fresh and perfect for summer. On my list.
Elisa Schmitz
I have all the ingredients to make this and I can't wait. YUM!
Julie Rose
Fresh and delish 😍

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