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
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
¼ 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 ¼ tsp. pepper.
Cut 1 head iceberg lettuce down in ¾-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