Four Ingredient Cooling Cucumber Salsa
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INGREDIENTS
  • juice from 1/2 fresh lime
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper
  • Optional Ingredients:
  • salt
  • 1 tsp ground habanero chili powder (optional) (1)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Directions:
  2. Squeeze juice from 1/2 fresh lime into bowl. Peel, seed and cube cucumber; add to bowl. Peel half of an avocado; add. Mince jalapeno and add to bowl. Toss all ingredients. You may add salt to taste and ground habanero chili powder for spice.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips or as a garnish to Quick & Easy, Skillet Black Bean Garden Chili.
  4. (1)The Spice House
  5. Nutritional Information -- Estimate only; includes 1/2 tsp of the optional salt. Servings: 4. Calories per serving: 49; Protein: 1 gram; Fat 4 grams; carbohydrates: 4 grams; Fiber: 2 grams; Sodium: 293 mg; Saturated Fats: less than 1 gram; Monounsaturated Fat: 2.5 grams; Polyunsaturated Fat: 1/2 gram; Cholesterol: 0.
  6. These are my original recipes. Please do not copy, in any form, without written permission.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a light and cooling salsa. However, it can quickly become spicy-hot by adding the optional ground habanero chili powder. Pictured as a garnish to my Quick & Easy, Skillet Black Bean Garden Chili.