1 1/2 cups diced cucumber
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup diced tomato
1 cup diced sweet onion
1 cup diced avocado
1 cup diced yellow pepper
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste

8 1-cup servings


Wash fresh ingredients. Remove cucumber ends and peel if skin is tough or bitter. Slice lengthwise, remove large seeds, if needed, and finely dice. Place diced cucumber in a colander over a bowl, sprinkle evenly with basil, stir and let stand 15 minutes. Finely dice and chop tomato, onion, avocado, yellow pepper, parsley, and mint. Place in a large bowl and add cucumber. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and lemon juice. Toss, add salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

Nutritional Analysis: 
70 calories
3.5 g fat
0.5 g saturated fat
0 mg cholesterol
10 mg sodium
9 g carbohydrates
3 g fiber
2 g protein
3 g sugars
0 g added sugars

Creamy Avocado Cucumber Salad

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

July, 2019

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