Entrees Recipes

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad

cucumber tomato avocado salad recipe

I love summer season, or BBQ season more appropriately named! Often in the hottest months of the year, we’re just not hungry for a heavy dinner, and that’s when our favorite salads move into rotation on our dinner menu. A great salad paired with grilled chicken, a skewer of shrimp or juicy steak is the perfect hot-weather meal.

This recipe is super-easy and is now my husband’s favorite salad. We’ve made it several times this summer as we have most of the items on hand either from our own garden or the farmer’s market. Just ensure you buy your avocados a little hard, as soft ripe avocado is better as a spread or guacamole, and a less ripe avocado is better for cubing in a salad. Yum!

5.0 from 3 reviews
Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad
 
Ingredients
  • 1 - 10oz pkg grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 long English cucumber, sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 2 avocados, diced into bite sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (even better if you have fresh lemons, juice from about ½ a lemon in that case)
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all chopped, sliced and diced veggies into a large salad bowl.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice and toss to coat.
  3. Plate and top with salt/pepper.
  4. Serve with grilled chicken, steak, shrimp skewers but is also amazing on its own!

fresh cucumber tomato avocado saladSave

Save

Save

22 Comments

Click here to post a comment

Leave a Reply to Terri Baker Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe:  

tenille-lafontaine

tenille-lafontaine

Current Giveaways

playmobil (Ends 12/07)
Hasbro Bop It (Ends 12/08)
Carl’s Jr. $50 GC (Ends 12/08)
Mastermind Toys (Ends 12/09)
Hoover (Ends 12/10)
Breakaway Experiences (Ends 12/10)
Avon (Ends 12/11)
Poopsie Rainbow Surprise Dolls (Ends 12/12)
Endy (Ends 12/13)
Stuck On You (Ends 12/13)
Arbonne Merry Man Gift Set (Ends 12/14)
Premium Label Outlet (Ends 12/15)
MAM Baby (Ends 12/15)
Playmobil Crystal Palace (Ends 12/16)
Samsung Galaxy A20 (Ends 12/16)
Burt’s Bees (Ends 12/17)
Abominable (Ends 12/17)
Baby Born Interactive Doll (Ends 12/17)
Ms. Monopoly (Ends 12/18)
furReal Walkalots (Ends 12/18)
Burt’s Bees Mistletoe Kiss (Ends 12/18)
Rodial Beauty (Ends 12/19)
ErgoPouch (Ends 12/19)
Breville No-Mess Waffle Maker (Ends 12/23)




tenille-lafontaine