Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad

Our family’s favorite classic cucumber and tomato salad just got better with the addition of avocado, a light and flavorful lemon dressing and the freshness of cilantro. Easy, excellent avocado salad.

My husband and I ate this entire batch of salad in one sitting, paired with roasted red potatoes and grilled shrimp skewers. I shoveled most of the salad into my mouth before I remembered the shrimp and potatoes on my plate; mmming and smiling all the way through. We were both smitten.

I brought this salad to my parents house yesterday and everyone loved it! This is definitely going into the regular rotation all summer long. Think: homegrown cucumbers and tomatoes :).

 

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad

Our classic cucumber and tomato salad just got better with the addition of avocado, a lemon dressing and fresh cilantro.
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: Varies by season $5-$7
Servings: 4 (as a side salad)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Roma tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/2 medium red onion sliced
  • 2 avocados diced
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil or sunflower oil
  • Juice of 1 medium lemon about 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 cup 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt or 3/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place chopped tomatoes, sliced cucumber, sliced red onion, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro into a large salad bowl.
  2. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp olive oil and 2 Tbsp lemon juice. Toss gently to combine. Just before serving, toss with 1 tsp sea salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper.

Recipe Notes

*Note: if you aren’t keen on cilantro, fresh dill is a good substitute

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