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Avocado Cucumber Salad

Creamy avocados and crunchy cucumbers are the stars of this simple and delicious herb avocado cucumber salad with a lime vinaigrette.

Avocado Cucumber Salad

I stumbled upon this avocado cucumber salad on Recipe Tin Eats and since I had all the ingredients, I made it. We all loved the combination of the fresh herbs, crunchy cucumbers, creamy avocado chunks, and crisp onions combined with the tart & spicy lime vinaigrette. This delicious avocado cucumber salad is my idea of the perfect summer salad.

Avocado Cucumber Salad

Lime Vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Pinch of sugar, to taste

Salad:

  • 2 Persian cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 large, firm but ripe avocado, peeled, quartered, and cut into large chunks
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced thinly **Soak the slices in ice water for 10 minutes if they are too strong in flavor. Dry on a paper towel. 
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste

Avocado Cucumber Salad

How to Make an Avocado Cucumber Salad

Make the lime vinaigrette by combining the lime juice, olive oil, sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, crushed red pepper, and sugar together in a small jar. Seal with lid and shake well. Set aside to allow flavors time to mingle.

Make the salad by combining the cucumbers, avocado, onion, dill, cilantro, crushed red pepper flakes, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste, together in a bowl.

Serve the salad by pouring the well-shaken lime vinaigrette on top of the salad and gently toss with your clean fingers to evenly coat the veggies. Serve and enjoy.

Avocado Cucumber Salad

Avocado Cucumber Salad

Avocado Cucumber Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking

Equipment

Ingredients

Lime Vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • Pinch of sugar to taste

Salad:

  • 2 Persian cucumbers sliced
  • 1 large firm but ripe avocado, peeled, quartered, and cut into large chunks
  • ¼ red onion, sliced thinly **Soak the slices in ice water for 10 minutes if they are too strong in flavor. Dry on a paper towel.
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • Crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Make the lime vinaigrette by combining the lime juice, olive oil, sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, crushed red pepper, and sugar together in a small jar. Seal with lid and shake well. Set aside to allow flavors time to mingle.
  • Make the salad by combining the cucumbers, avocado, onion, dill, cilantro, crushed red pepper flakes, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste, together in a bowl.
  • Serve the salad by pouring the well-shaken lime vinaigrette on top of the salad and gently toss with your clean fingers to evenly coat the veggies. Serve and enjoy.
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