Cucumbers and California Avocados take center stage in this super simple 100-calorie snack. A melon baller, pair of scissors, and a plastic bag are all the tools you need to make this nutritious snack recipe come to life. With three grams of dietary fiber in 90 calories, these snacks will help keep you fueled throughout the rest of your day!
California Avocado Cucumber Cups
Vitamin A 840 (IU); Vitamin C 33 mg; Calcium 37 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 54 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%
Ingredients1 English cucumber 1/2 Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and diced 1/4 cup Red bell pepper, diced 1 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. cilantro, diced 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. salt
- Chop off ends of cucumber and discard. Cut cucumber into 12 equal-sized round slices (approximately 1” width slices). Using a melon baller, scoop out center of cucumber slices, leaving enough cucumber on the bottom for the base.
- In a mixing bowl, mash avocado, and add diced red bell pepper, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and salt. Stir to combine.
- Place avocado mixture in a zip top plastic bag. Snip off one bottom corner of bag and squeeze avocado mixture into hollowed-out cucumber slices.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados