Avocado Basil Cucumber Bites

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Refreshing, healthy, and so-tasty appetizer that takes just minutes to prepare but looks exotic. Great for the abundance of cukes and tomatoes in the garden.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted

  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 clove garlic

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 plum tomato, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt, or to taste (Optional)

Directions

  1. Blend avocado, basil, lime juice, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a food processor or blender until smooth.

  2. Spread avocado mixture onto each cucumber slice and top with tomato slice and yogurt.

Cook's Note:

Cherry tomatoes can be used in place of the plum tomato, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

97 Calories
8g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 154mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 388mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.