Thursday, June 4, 2009

Avocado & Fruit Salad

1 ripe tomato, diced
1 ripe avocado (not too soft), peeled, pitted, and diced
1/4 c. lime juice
1 cup diced cantaloupe or papaya
1 cup diced pineapple (canned is fine - drain it first)
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lime-garlic vinaigrette (see below)
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/2 cup light sour cream or plain yogurt
1 tbl grated orange zest.

Toss the tomato, avocado, cantaloupe, pineapple, lime juice and orange juice in a bowl.

Mix the sour cream with the orange zest.

Make the vinaigrette.

Just before serving, toss the salad with the vinaigrette and mint.

Serve with a dollop of sour cream.

4 servings

Lime Garlic Vinaigrette
2 tbl red wine vinegar
2 tbl lime juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbl olive oil
1 tbl chopped fresh basil

Combine vinegar, lime juice, garlic and salt in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Stir in the basil just before serving. Makes about 1/2 cup

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