Canned peach slices may be added to the Avocado Salad - in which case use one slice of tomato and two to three peach slices.

This Lemon Dressing is excellent on a tossed green salad or hearts of lettuce. It is light and easy to make.


1 head iceberg lettuce

2 tomatoes

2 avocados



1 cup lemon juice (bottled)

1 cup olive oil

1 cup peach syrup (from a can or use any fruit syrup)

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. salad herbs

tsp. pepper


Lemon Dressing: Combine 1 cup lemon juice (bottled) and 1 cup olive oil. Shake 1 cup peach syrup (from a can or use any fruit syrup), 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. salad herbs and tsp. pepper.

Cut 1 head iceberg lettuce down in -inch round uniform slices. Arrange one slice on each salad plate. Alternate 2 tomatoes, cut in 8 1-inch uniform slices overlapping with 2 avocados cut in thick uniform slices across the lettuce in a straight line. Spoon 2 Tbs. of the Lemon Dressing over the avocado salad.

Serve as a side salad.


Makes 8 small salads.


country : Mozambique

course : salad


source : The African Cookbook : Menus and recipes from eleven African countries and the island of Zanzibar / Bea Sandler