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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Avocado Cucumber Salad

The textures in this salad are fabulous: crunchy cucumber paired with soft, creamy avocado. It doesn't keep well. It is possible to finish up a serving the following day, but it's better on the day you make it. There won't be many leftovers, I promise. And, as an added bonus, it takes about 10 minutes to throw together!


Avocado Cucumber Salad

Source: Smitten Kitchen
Serves: 4

1 seedless cucumber, 3/4-1 pound
1-2 scallions, to taste
1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
2 T mayonnaise
juice of 1 lime or more to taste
pinch of salt or to taste
hot sauce, to taste
handful of chopped Italian parsley or cilantro, chopped

Combine vegetables in a bowl. Whisk together mayonnaise, lime juice, salt, and hot sauce, if using. Stir dressing into salad and taste, adjusting seasonings as needed. Sprinkle with parsley or cilantro and serve.

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