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Snap Peas and Avocado Salad is a healthy, filling and simply delicious salad. Its got the crunch, the crispiness, tanginess and above all it is nutritious.
5 from 14 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Light Meal, Salad, Starter
Cuisine International
Servings 2


  • 250 g snap peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1 medium cucumber sliced
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts roasted
  • 10-12 mint leaves
  • 100 g feta crumbled or cubed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp lemon zest


  • Wash and pat dry the snap peas. Cut off both ends and chop up the peas into half.
  • Peel and mince the garlic.
  • Heat olive oil in a wide pan over medium heat.
  • Add minced garlic and stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Add the snap peas. Stir fry for about a minute.
  • Take the pan off the heat. Cover the pan. The heat will further cook the snap peas.
  • After about 2-3 minutes remove the lid. The snap peas should be crunchy and not over cooked at all.
  • Peel and slice the avocado. Add to the snap peas.
  • Slice the cucumber and add to the snap peas mixture.
  • Add the roasted pine nuts, feta, mint leaves, salt, pepper, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Toss the salad gently.
  • Serve on its own or with pita chips.


  • Can add salad leaves, baby spinach if you like.
  • Remember feta is salty so add salt accordingly.
  • Add a dressing of your choice if you want to.
  • Add any fresh herbs of your choice like basil, dill, oregano, etc.
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