Cucumber-Avocado Salad With Toasted Cumin Dressing

Cucumber-Avocado Salad With Toasted Cumin Dressing
Cucumber-Avocado Salad With Toasted Cumin Dressing

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon cumin seeds (or 1 tspn ground cumin)

  • 3

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/3

    cup mild olive oil

  • Salt to taste

  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste

  • 6

    cups prepared mixed salad greens

  • 1

    small avocado peeled, pitted, and cut into 1" cubes

  • 1

    tomato cored, seeded, and chopped

  • 1

    small cucumber seeded, diced

  • 2

    tablespoons finely-chopped red onion

Directions

In small dry skillet over low heat, toast cumin seeds or ground cumin 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally. If using seeds, grind in a mortar or coffee grinder and place in small bowl. Add lemon juice and whisk well. Add oil in a thin, steady stream, whisking until blended. Add salt and pepper to taste. In large salad bowl, combine greens with 1/4 cup dressing; toss to coat. Place on serving plates. Mix avocado, tomato, cucumber, and onion with remaining dressing; toss to coat. Top each portion of greens with avocado mixture. This recipe yields 4 servings. Carbohydrates: 10 grams Net Carbs: 6 grams Fiber: 4 grams Protein: 2.5 grams Fat: 24 grams Calories: 253

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