10-Minute Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe: The Best Recipe You Could Make Tonight by 30Seconds Food
"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.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 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)
- 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:
- 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.
- Put the vegetables into a into a salad bowl.
- 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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