Avocado Cucumber Salad

by KetoFocus.com
4.8 Stars (15 Reviews)

If you ever eat guacamole by the spoonfuls, then this recipe is for you! Cucumber Avocado Salad is a delicious keto salad to enjoy as a BBQ side dish or just when you are craving guacamole on your low carb journey.

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Avocado Cucumber Salad Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Avocado Cucumber Salad Directions

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Avocado Cucumber Salad

Avocado cucumber salad is a keto side dish that can be made in minutes. And using fresh veggies definitely hits the mark on flavor! This salad is a summertime classic because it uses all the vegetables and fruits that are in season. And avocado is a staple on the keto diet. Avocados are filled with lots of healthy fats and potassium. They make the perfect addition to your salad and avocado cucumber salad is a unique way to showcase them. Next time you are in the mood for lots of guacamole but need a side dish, consider this Guacamole Salad.

How To Select A Ripe Avocado?

Selecting a ripe avocado can be intimidating; however, there are a few things you are looking for with regards to feel and outer appearance that will turn you into a skilled avocado picker. Look for an avocado that is firm, but has a little give to it when you squeeze it. It is too ripe if the avocado is too squishy. If the avocado is rock hard, it is not ready yet; however, you can still purchase these avocados if you are wanting to use them later on. A ripe avocado is a dark, almost blackish green in color. If the avocado is green; most often, it is not ripe yet. One trick to tell if an avocado is ready to eat is to take the stem off the top. If the flesh underneath is a bright avocado green color, then it ready to be used. If that area under the stem is a brownish color, then it is overly ripe and the avocado will most likely be brown inside.

Can I Prep This Recipe Ahead Of Time?

Avocado cucumber salad can be prepped ahead of time. The lemon in the dressing should help to keep the avocados from turning too brown. If appearance is something you are concerned about, coat the diced avocado in lemon juice before making the salad. Or simply dice the avocado and add it just before serving. This guacamole salad can be kept in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Are Cucumbers Keto?

Cucumbers are keto and they can be enjoyed on the keto diet. One medium sized cucumber has about 9 net carbs. Cucumbers have a high water content and contain antioxidants.

Make It Spicy!!

Looking for a spicy version of the avocado cucumber salad?? This keto recipe already calls for ¼ teaspoon of red pepper flakes, but you can increase that if you want to make it spicy. Also, try adding some cayenne pepper or even tabasco sauce to make it even hotter!

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Avocado Cucumber Salad

Servings: 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 132
Fat 12.1g
Protein 1.3g
Total Carbs 6.3g
Net Carbs 3.3g

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