Delicious and refreshing, this is a yummy salad that is sure to please everyone! Serve over steak or fish, or use as a salsa with chips. Garnish with chopped cilantro, if desired.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine the cucumbers, onion, serrano pepper, lime juice, and salt in a large bowl. Add the pineapple and avocado. Gently toss to combine.

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Nutrition Facts

77 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 8.7g; fat 5g; sodium 148.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (20)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/21/2011
This salad is refreshing and guilt free!! I highly recommend it; the only change I made is I reduced the salt to 1/2 teaspoon. Read More
(15)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
03/13/2012
I don't know what to think of this? I have eaten mango salsa which is a little like this. However the flavors aren't seeming to blend to me for some reason. I would suggest using fresh pineapple. I used some of pineapple on the store shelves. It didn't give it a bright color. Also sitting in juice it may have made it more sweet than it should be for the recipe. The pineapples are very dominant in this. I used lemon juice instead of lime juice. Maybe the lime is needed. I also subbed jalepeno for the serrano like most others. Now I just have to figure out some way to use this the best way. On the first day I used it on a quesadilla which was okay. It made it kind of sweet. I did half of the recipe and it still made about 2 full cups easily. I hate to waste food but it has been sitting in my fridge so the rest will more likely get tossed. Read More
(2)
26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
07/21/2011
This salad is refreshing and guilt free!! I highly recommend it; the only change I made is I reduced the salt to 1/2 teaspoon. Read More
(15)
Rating: 5 stars
07/10/2011
I used a jalapeno pepper instead of a serrano pepper. Colorful great tasting salad! Read More
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2011
This was delicious! I served it with a simple tilapia and squash soup. I couldn't keep my spoon out of the salad bowl while the fish was cooking. My sweetie asked for this to be put on the regular rotation. Read More
(9)
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Rating: 5 stars
08/01/2011
FABULOUS! I didn't have a pepper on hand so left that out but otherwise followed the recipe exactly! Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2011
Healthy yummy exotic! Do use lime it's essential. I used Jalapeno pepper instead. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
02/25/2012
This is so good! Very light refreshing and addicting! Like others I used jalapeño instead of serrano. Next time I might add cilantro. This recipe is a keeper! Read More
(5)
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Rating: 5 stars
09/20/2011
This is a delicious combination of flavors. I leave out the onion because I'm not a fan. I've also made it with mango instead of pineapple which is equally good and almost exactly like another salad I've made (that one is served with a lime-cumin grilled chicken breast and cilantro vinaigrette which is excellent). Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
02/24/2012
WOW! This was delicious and hotter than HADES because I forgot to seed the serranos. I took this to my weekly women & wine group and it was an instant hit! All raved about the dish yet no one complained about the heat -- it might have been the wine not talkin'... I'll definitely make again and try taking out those pesky seeds. Read More
(4)
Rating: 2 stars
03/13/2012
I don't know what to think of this? I have eaten mango salsa which is a little like this. However the flavors aren't seeming to blend to me for some reason. I would suggest using fresh pineapple. I used some of pineapple on the store shelves. It didn't give it a bright color. Also sitting in juice it may have made it more sweet than it should be for the recipe. The pineapples are very dominant in this. I used lemon juice instead of lime juice. Maybe the lime is needed. I also subbed jalepeno for the serrano like most others. Now I just have to figure out some way to use this the best way. On the first day I used it on a quesadilla which was okay. It made it kind of sweet. I did half of the recipe and it still made about 2 full cups easily. I hate to waste food but it has been sitting in my fridge so the rest will more likely get tossed. Read More
(2)
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