Cucumber Avocado Salad

Posted on July 11, 2011

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I had an avocado
going bad in the fridge and some fresh cucumber from Paul’s garden that I wanted
to make a salad from. The recipe was very simple and I found all of the
ingredients right in my fridge. I liked the lemon-lime salad dressing because it
didn’t come from a bottle with any added sugar like most bottled salad
dressings.
Okay, I have to
admit, I wasn’t in love with this recipe. I guess you have to really love
avocado and cucumbers to love this recipe, which Mom does. She probably could
have eaten the entire bowl of this stuff. I wish I had liked it more, and I will
definitely make it again and eat some, because I should like this more.
Did you know
avocado’s lower bad (LDL) cholesterol and raise good (HDL) cholesterol?
I didn’t until
yesterday. But this is just another reason to eat more avocados.
I have two more in
the fridge that I’ll need to eat soon anyway.

This recipe came
from Simple
Recipes
.

You could always skip the lemon and lime step and add your
own salad dressing.

Tangy
Cucumber and Avocado Salad
  • 2 medium cucumbers, cubed
  • 2 avocados, cubed
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh
    cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
    (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 large lemon
  • 1 lime
    Directions:
    In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, avocados,
    and cilantro.
    Stir in garlic, onions, salt, and pepper.
    Squeeze lemon and lime over the top, and toss.
    Cover, and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
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