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This easy Cucumber Tomato salad recipe is fast and fresh with a bit of a kick. The cilantro adds the perfect twist...the perfect side salad with a juicy steak!
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Avocado Tomato Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

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1 lb. cherry tomatoes halved
2 cucumbers, cubed
3 avocados, cubed
1/2 red onion, sliced thinly
3 tbsp. cilantro, diced

Optional ingredients: Cooked diced chicken, corn kernels, olives


Toss lightly tomatoes, cucumbers, avocados, red onion slices, and cilantro in a bowl.

Cilantro-Lime Dressing Ingredients:

1 bunch of cilantro leaves, rinsed and pat dried.
1 jalapeno, stemmed and diced (with or without seeds)
2 tbsp. minced garlic
3 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Mexican Cotija cheese, crumbled
Salt & Pepper to taste

For dressing: 

Place the cilantro, jalapeno, minced garlic, lime juice, yogurt, salt, and pepper into a blender, and blend until smooth, about 30 seconds.
Add the olive oil, and blend for a few seconds, until blended.

Serve tomato salad with the desired amount of dressing, add crumbled cotija cheese, salt, and pepper to taste. 

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