Haas Avocado Cucumber Salad with Cumin Dressing (Atkins Diet Phase 2 Recipe)

Haas Avocado Cucumber Salad with Cumin Dressing (Atkins Diet Phase 2 Recipe)

Haas Avocado Cucumber Salad with Cumin Dressing (for Atkins Diet Phase 2)

2013-10-21 01:28:56

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  • Haas Avocado Cucumber Salad with Cumin Dressing (for Atkins Diet Phase 2)
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  • Ingredients
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 Haas avocado (seeded & diced)
  • 1 Japanese cucumber (peeled & diced)
  • 8 cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 2 tbsps chopped red onion
  • For salad dressing
  • 1 tsp toasted ground cumin*
  • 3 tbsps lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt & ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Instructions
  • To prepare the dressing, mix ground cumin and lemon juice in a small bowl, then whisk in olive oil gradually until well blended. Season to taste.
  • Toss the mixed greens with 4 tablespoons of dressing, then transfer to serving dish.
  • Toss the other salad ingredients: avocado, cucumber, tomatoes and red onion with the remaining dressing, then top over the salad greens.
  • Adjust the seasoning, if desired, and serve immediately.
  • Notes
  • *Toast 1 tablespoon cumin seeds in a dry skillet over low heat, keep stirring, for about 2 minutes, until fragrant. Then grind the toasted spice into powder, yields about 1 teaspoon.
  • Each serving: 6.7 g Net Carbs
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