Sweet stone fruit, creamy avocados, and crisp cucumbers drizzled with a smoky dressing make a superb summertime salad. |www.flavourandsavour.com

Nectarine Avocado Salad with Smoked Paprika

Definitely not your average green salad! Sweet nectarines, creamy avocados and crisp cucumbers drizzled with a smoky dressing make this paleo and vegan Nectarine Avocado Salad salad a superb summertime salad!
Course Salads and Dressings
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 431kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


  • 1 small head of lettuce of your choice
  • 1 large (2 small) nectarines, pitted
  • 1/2 large (1 small) avocado pitted and peeled
  • 1/2 long English cucumber
  • 2 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries

Smoked Paprika Dressing

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp grainy mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3/4 tsp smoked Spanish paprika
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Wash and dry lettuce, chop nectarines, avocado and cucumber and arrange in serving bowls or on a platter. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and blueberries.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients except oil in a blender and process until well mixed. Slowly drizzle in olive oil. Drizzle on salad and serve immediately.


You will probably only need to use half the amount of dressing.


Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.7mg