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Here's a delicious avocado salad recipe that only takes 10 minutes to make. You can get creative with the fixings but make sure to season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt for each avocado. So good! mexicanplease.com
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Avocado Salad with Lime Cilantro Dressing

Here's a delicious avocado salad recipe that only takes 10 minutes to make. You can get creative with the fixings but make sure to season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt for each avocado. So good!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 (3-4 cups)
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Mexican Please

Ingredients

  • 2-3 avocados
  • 1/2 English cucumber
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • Cotija cheese (or Feta)
  • freshly chopped cilantro (for garnish)

For the Lime Cilantro Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • juice of 1 lime (1 tablespoon+)
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10-15 sprigs cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • Give the cucumber, cilantro and tomatoes a good rinse.
  • Finely chop 1/2 English cucumber, 2 Roma tomatoes, 1/4 red onion, and the flesh of 2-3 avocados.  (I used 3 smaller avocados).
  • Add to a mixing bowl along with 3/4 teaspoon salt and some freshly cracked black pepper.  Combine well and take a taste.  This will give you an idea of how much dressing you'll need. 
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons Lime Cilantro Dressing (or more) and mix well.  
  • Top with a sprinkling of Cotija cheese and freshly chopped cilantro.   Serve immediately.
  • For the Lime Cilantro Dressing, add 1/4 cup olive oil to a blender or food processor along with the juice of 1 lime, 1/2 jalapeno pepper, 1 garlic clove, 10-15 sprigs cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and some freshly cracked black pepper.    Combine well. 

Notes

I think this dish tastes best with just a hint of dressing so I only added 2-3 tablespoons of the Lime-Cilantro Dressing, but you are welcome to add more if it doesn't seem like enough. 
 
Sometimes the Lime-Cilantro Dressing needs a little tweaking to find the right balance between the oil and the lime juice.  If it’s too tart for your taste, add a bit more oil.  If it’s too oily for your taste, add a bit more lime juice.
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal