A rich tasting salad.


8 leaves of kos lettuce

2 medium sized avocados, each peeled, stoned and cut into 8 longitudinal slices

2 medium sized fresh tomatoes, cut into 16 wedges

6 tablespoons lemon or lime juice

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon black pepper, ground

teaspoon dried, chopped dill weed

teaspoon dried chopped mint


Marinate the avocado slices in the lemon or lime juice for 30 minutes. Make four individual salads by placing 2 lettuce leaves on each of 4 plates. Arrange 4 slices of marinated avocado on each plate and add 4 wedges of tomato to each plate.

Make up the salad dressing by mixing together the mint, dill weed, pepper, salt and olive oil. Pour a few teaspoonfuls of dressing onto each salad.

Serve immediately.


Serves 4.


country : Mozambique and Nigeria

course : salad


source : African Delights : The Cambridge collection of delicious recipes from the whole of this continent, which are guaranteed to work / Adesumbo Kujore