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“Avocado and Cucumber Salad”

Even when you’re trying to be good and eat some greens, unknown calories and sugar can creep in with the salad dressing. This recipe has a delicious dressing which is easy to whip up and has good things like yogurt, garlic and coriander, so you can enjoy as much, or as little dressing as you like!

This green salad is perfect for a light dinner or to serve on the side. If you want to add some protein to this meal, serve it with some poached chicken. Or for a filling meal, have it with some boiled eggs or tuna.

Any leftover dressing can be stored in the fridge for up to a week.

Avocado and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • ½ cup yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp coriander
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 1/2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp lemon
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • SALAD:
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 small cucumber
  • ½ small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • ½ cup baby spinach

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients for the dressing in a small food processor and blend to a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Combine the avocado, cucumber, baby spinach and onion in a bowl and serve with salad dressing.

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