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Cucumber, Tomato, and Snap Pea Salad with an Avocado and Dill Dressing:

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July 20, 2014
Author Notes

This is the epitome of the perfect BBQ side dish; crisp crunchy cucumbers and sugar snap peas with heirloom tomatoes diced and beautifully dressing a decadent (guilt-free!) avocado and dill dressing. No mayo, no dairy, gluten-free, and completely DELECTABLE. Extra protein and flavor boost? Add 1 cup chickpeas, 1/2 large red pepper, zucchini/squash, and/or green beans. —Stacy

  • Serves 4-6
Ingredients
  • Salad:
  • 1 large organic cucumber, diced
  • 1-2 cups diced organic heirloom tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes)
  • 1 cup organic sugar snap peas, quickly blanched and diced
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 organic avocado
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped dill, plus extra for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1/4 extra virgin olive oil.
  • freshly ground black pepper, sea salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Place all diced salad ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Place all dressing ingredients into a blender, except EVOO. Blend and stream in the EVOO into well incorporated.
  3. Dress the salad, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Garnish with additional lemon zest and chopped dill.

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