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Cucumber Fennel Salad


Prep Time:

Cook Time:



20 mins

2 mins

4 - 6, as a side dish

For Salad:

  • 1 cucumber peeled and seeded
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 1 large firm avocado
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint
  • (fresh dill or fresh basil can also be used)

For Dressing:

  • Juice from 1 lemon or lime
  • Juice from 1 orange (small)
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or other natural sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger
  • 6 grinds black pepper (to taste)

For Spice:

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds

Cut cucumber, fennel, and avocado into small cubes. Gently mix together with finely chopped herbs. Wisk dressing ingredients together. Dry roast 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, and 1 teaspoon coriander seeds. Grind seeds and add to salad dressing. Combine dressing with salad. Serve and enjoy!

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