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Cucumber Avocado salsa is a perfect way of making a refreshing dish which is creamy yet crunchy and makes a excellent dish served with tacos. It is a refreshing twist on the classic diced cucumbers that supply crunch and generous use of jalapenos bringing the spice and heat to the salsa.
This cucumber avocado salsa is simply addictive mainly for its simplicity with few ingredients and a wonderful contrast between the creamy avocados and the crunchy cucumbers and onions sprinkled with the zest of lime. You can add this dish to any kind of taco you make or enjoy like fish, steak or shrimp. This dish also tastes amazingly delectable when scooped up on some tortilla chips.
Salsa may also refer to any type of sauce. Generally in American English, it usually refers to the spicy often tomato based hot sauce typical of Mexican and Central American cuisine particularly those used as dips. The word salsa entered the English language from the Spanish word salsa means sauce, which itself derives from the Latin salsa (means salty) from sal (salt). While in the United States salsa has been popularized and commercialized as a Mexican and Central American creation, there are many types of salsa which usually vary throughout Latin America.
Traditional authentic Mexican salsa is easy to make and tastes far superior to salsa. Mexican cooks use ingredients on hand to make it vibrant, flavorful, and healthy salsas. Mexican salsa is very easy to prepare and can be made in a matter of minutes. It can be served as an appetizer and is also very popular at parties or even as a snack to be eaten at home while watching the television. They are traditionally served with tortilla chips, bread sticks, pita bread, and raw vegetables or as a spread for tacos, fajitas and quesadillas. Salsa is not usually cooked, although there are some recipes that call for the chillies and tomatoes to be grilled or charred to give a smoky flavoring.
For preparing this delicious cucumber avocado salsa, preheat a pan and add a little cooking oil. Fry a cup of corn lightly adding salt and pepper. Allow it to cool down. Take a mixing bowl and combine all the ingredients which include seeded and diced cucumber, diced small red onion, core seeded and chopped tomatoes, peeled and chopped avocado, minced garlic, freshly chopped cilantro, seeded and minced jalapeno and lime juice. Toss all the ingredients together gently to combine all.
Serve within an hour of preparing. Many people assume that salsa is very hot and spicy. This can be true, although some salsas are extremely mild in taste. When preparing your own salsa at home, for a hot and spicy version, just add extra jalapeno peppers or extra chillies. Fresh sliced cucumbers and cubes of avocado mixed with some spices and fresh herbs turn them into a bright salsa that is cool and refreshing. It makes an excellent dish alongside chips or even on top of fish which is light and nutritious to eat.
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There are many variations on making the salsa with several different ingredients however the basic ingredients are red tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, salt and pepper. In some recipes cilantro or coriander is often added, as is garlic, red or green peppers, jalapeno peppers and lime juice.
A good homemade salsa can spice up a meal and add a little life to your party and get togethers. Making a salsa from scratch is actually quite easy. With the right salsa recipe and just a little preparation time, you can create a good homemade salsa that will have people coming back for more. Cucumber and Avocado are excellent source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and good source of fiber, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium and Vitamin B6