Avocado-Lime Salad

Ingredients

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice - (1 large lime)
teaspoon salt plus
teaspoon salt
4 smalls tomatoes cut into ¾" dice
2 mediums ripe avocados cut ¾" dice
3 scallions, white and light green parts thinly sliced
1 lrg garlic clove minced
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
teaspoon ground cumin
1 lrg Boston lettuce head torn large pieces
1 medium cucumber peeled, quartered
lengthwise, seeded, sliced thin diagonally
2 tablespoons coarsely-chopped cilantro

Preparation

1
In medium nonmetallic bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add tomatoes, avocados, scallions and garlic. Using rubber spatula, gently fold to combine. Season to taste with pepper.
2
In large bowl, whisk together oil, cumin, remaining tablespoon lime juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Add lettuce and toss. Season to taste with pepper.
3
Divide lettuce among plates. Top each with mound of avocado mixture. Top with cucumber slices, sprinkle with cilantro and serve.
4
This recipe yields 4 servings.
5
Comments: Avocado adds wonderful substance to this refreshing salad flavored with lime and a hint of cumin. If desired, substitute jicama, peeled and cut into sticks, for the cucumber slices.
6
Pick up a variety of grilled vegetables in the deli section of your supermarket. Heat the vegetables and serve with warmed flour tortillas, salsa, shredded Monterey Jack cheese if desired, and lime wedges to make fajitas to serve alongside the salad.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - 6:27pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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