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
¼ teaspoon dried, chopped dill weed
¼ 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.
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