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This recipe was from a cleanse diet I saw and is actually meant to be put in a blender and drank. When I saw the ingredients I thought why not just eat it and it's now become one of my favorite salads when I have ripe avocados on hand.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 large salad
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mash avocado into coconut oil in a bowl; add lime juice, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder and mix well.

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  • Place cucumber and kale in a bowl; add dressing and toss to coat. Season salad with salt.

Cook's Note:

You can add anything else to it you like, chicken, onion, or tomatoes...the sky is the limit. The simple dressing is what makes it. It's got a good kick!

Nutrition Facts

361 calories; protein 10.4g; carbohydrates 38.5g; fat 23.3g; sodium 261mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/10/2016
I've made this by mashing the avocado into the kale with my hands and omitting the oil. I also use bean sprouts instead of cucumber sometimes. Juicing a lemon over it is great! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/22/2015
The flavor is definitely tasty and yes it does have a kick! The execution however is lacking. The dressing isn't really dressing...it's a thick guacamole-like consistency. I highly recommend NOT using coconut oil. The reason: you have to melt the oil to get it into a liquid consistency. As soon as you add in your lime juice (if it was kept in the fridge) the whole thing firms/seizes right up because the lime juice is cold. I had to thin the dressing with about 2tbsp of warm water to get it to a manageable consistency again. And then even if I had started with room temp lime juice once I mixed the dressing into the salad and it came into contact with the cold kale and cucumber it clumped right back up. The result was a curdled-looking "dressing". Not pretty. While the coconut oil adds a nice flavor it just isn't practical in this recipe and I would recommend using olive oil or another neutral oil instead. Also I prefer to "massage" the kale for a few minutes by rubbing it between my fingers to soften it up a bit - unless you like tough kale. I might play with this recipe a bit to get it to my liking. Thank you for sharing your recipe bmwmom. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/21/2015
The flavor is definitely tasty and yes it does have a kick! The execution however is lacking. The dressing isn't really dressing...it's a thick guacamole-like consistency. I highly recommend NOT using coconut oil. The reason: you have to melt the oil to get it into a liquid consistency. As soon as you add in your lime juice (if it was kept in the fridge) the whole thing firms/seizes right up because the lime juice is cold. I had to thin the dressing with about 2tbsp of warm water to get it to a manageable consistency again. And then even if I had started with room temp lime juice once I mixed the dressing into the salad and it came into contact with the cold kale and cucumber it clumped right back up. The result was a curdled-looking "dressing". Not pretty. While the coconut oil adds a nice flavor it just isn't practical in this recipe and I would recommend using olive oil or another neutral oil instead. Also I prefer to "massage" the kale for a few minutes by rubbing it between my fingers to soften it up a bit - unless you like tough kale. I might play with this recipe a bit to get it to my liking. Thank you for sharing your recipe bmwmom. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2016
I've made this by mashing the avocado into the kale with my hands and omitting the oil. I also use bean sprouts instead of cucumber sometimes. Juicing a lemon over it is great! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/27/2015
This was just what I was looking for! I wanted a recipe for a salad dressing with coconut oil and I already had all the other ingredients. Yummy and so good for you! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2017
LOVED this! I have a ton of cucumbers and was looking for a light lunch so this was perfect! I used a homemade chile powder and may have been a little heavy handed with it but I love spicy so it was perfect for me:) Read More