Watermelon avocado salad is an easy recipe to try for a vegglicious dish with a light and refreshing dressing featuring lime, cilantro, and cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil.
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This watermelon salad recipe will keep you cool and refreshed during these hot summer days. The avocado salad and dressing can be made in under 30 minutes. It features the following
- Fresh spinach
- Extra virgin olive oil
This salad offers a host of good nutrition. Chocked full of vitamins A, and C it has the nutrients your body needs to combat those stressful days.
Add it to your lunch or dinner to get a boost of energy. Top it off with grilled chicken or cannellini beans for some extra protein to make it a full meal. The watermelon gives this salad a sweet taste without any added sugar. The sweet pairs perfectly with the sour of the lime dressing.
Equipment Used in this Recipe*
In this recipe, I used my Kitchenaid food processor but I’ve also found the magic bullet to work just as well when making salad dressings.
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Watermelon Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
- 2 cups watermelon peeled and cubed
- 1 avocado peeled, pitted, and diced
- 4 cups spinach
- 1 medium red onion peeled and diced
Cilantro Lime Dressing
- 1 tbsp fresh cilantro
- 1 tbsp cold or expeller pressed extra virgin olive oil
- 1 lime juiced
- In a large mixing bowl add the spinach, watermelon, avocado, onion, and set aside.
Cilantro Lime Dressing Instructions
- In a food processor or blender add lime juice, cliantro, olive oil, and pulse until well blended.
Salad and Dressing Instructions
- Top the salad with the cilantro lime dressing and toss until the salad is well covered.
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