Cucumber Watermelon Summer salad is a refreshing combination of cucumbers, watermelon, peppers and avocado tossed together in a light tequila citrus dressing.
I don't usually get too excited about salad, but this recipe for Cucumber Watermelon Summer Salad is awesome! It is so light and refreshing with a Tequila spiked dressing. Of course you can eliminate the tequila for an alcohol free version. The combination of flavours from cucumbers, watermelon, cilantro, peppers and avocado tantalize your tastebuds to the max! The homemade dressing of Avocado oil, citrus juices and Tequila take this salad to a whole new level of delicious!
Cucumber Watermelon Summer Salad
This recipe for Cucumber Watermelon Summer salad is refreshingly delightful, tossed together with a light avocado oil citrus dressing.
- 3 cups seedless watermelon cubed
- 2 cups cucumber I used long english, cubed
- 1 cup yellow bell pepper diced
- ½ cup purple onion diced
- 1 avocado cubed
- ¼ cup cilantro finely chopped
- ¼ cup avocado oil
- 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
- 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
- 2 tablespoon tequila
- ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
- ⅛ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- Combine watermelon, cucumber, bell pepper and onion in large bowl.
- In jar with lid, combine avocado oil, orange juice, lime juice, tequila, salt and pepper Shake dressing ingredients to combine.
- Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
- Toss together with watermelon mix.
- Add cilantro and diced avocado and gently mix.
- Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes before serving.
Calories: 190kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 54mgPotassium: 391mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 620IUVitamin C: 62mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.6mg
Tried this recipe?Mention @ArtAndTheKitchen or tag #ArtAndTheKitchen!
I make this salad and my recipe for Santa Fe Salad often for summer BBQ gatherings.
What would you suggest to substitute for the tequila?
I would add 1 tbsp more of lime juice and 1 tbsp more of orange juice.
where would you find the avocado oil.?
Hi Teri, I bought mine at Costco
The author served me this salad and I can attest it is amazing! As a vegetarian it is always a treat to get a a new salad idea! Adding it to my summer salad repetoire. Delicious.
I would love for you to sample more of my vegetarian dishes!