A crispy, spicy, vegetarian packed salad with a southwestern flair!
Liven up your picnic table with this quick and easy Southwest Cucumber Avocado Salad! In this salad, light and refreshing summer notes are wonderfully mixed with piquant flavors inspired by the southwest. The cool, clean-eating salad with a deliciously spicy vinaigrette is the perfect side dish! Thanks to nutrient-rich ingredients, this dish will explode with a beautiful color and will definitely become a staple of your table!
Our cucumber and avocado salad is delicious and Nutritious
In this recipe, crispy cucumbers are combined with creamy avocado, strong red onions and refreshing coriander. Then the living fruits, herbs and vegetables are thrown into a hot marinade made from olive oil and lime juice. At the same time, the taco seasoning gives this refreshing salad a zesty kick that will really keep your palate on the go!
This delightful cucumber and avocado salad offers incredible flavor and eye-catching presentation, but also a boatload of remarkable health benefits! Thanks to some important superfoods, your body will surely thank you for this nutrient-rich recipe.
Whether the cucumber falls into the fruit or vegetable category may be debatable, but the superfood’s utterly healthy profile is certainly undeniable. This crispy treat promotes hydration and its high water content can fill you up and curb cravings as well.
According to experts, cucumbers contain antioxidants that can block the oxidation caused by free radicals and fight disease. Its fun, crispy character adds so much excitement to this delicious cucumber and avocado salad!
Coriander is more than a wonderful side dish for your favorite dishes. This formidable plant can also help lower blood sugar, fight disease with its immune-boosting antioxidants, and promote heart health. According to research, cilantro’s powerful anti-inflammatory effects may even be beneficial for brain health and reduce anxiety. Honestly, you really can’t go wrong adding the beautiful plant to your diet!
This buttery superfood offers a host of impressive health benefits. In the meantime, it adds so much flavor to our cucumber and avocado salad. Thanks to its rich, creamy texture and droolable taste, it also tops the charts in the flavor department. Among the myriad of benefits avocado offers, the beloved fruit also contains tons of healthy fats that can help you better absorb nutrients from food. Meanwhile, these powerful monounsaturated fats fight inflammation and ward off disease-causing compounds.
Expert tip: When shopping for the perfect fruit, ripe avocados appear dark in color. Stay away from overly mushy avocados and stick to those that are tender to the touch!
This fun salad lasts 10 minutes, tops!
We love this fun, fresh salad with an added layer of southwestern flair. With just 10 minutes to prepare, this delicious side dish is ready in minutes, so you can easily toss it together in no time. Simply combine all the ingredients and enjoy!
- 2 Cucumber cut into medium pieces (peeled if desired)
- 1 avocado peeled and pit removed, cut into medium pieces
- 2 tablespoon Red onion chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 teaspoon Lime juice
- 2 teaspoon Taco seasoning (We recommend our Skinny Ms. Taco Seasoning)
- 1 tablespoon fresh coriander chopped
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4th
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