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Golden Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

Don't season this salad until just before serving, or it will become watery.

Courses: Salads
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon 5mlDijon mustard
1 teaspoon 5mlMinced garlic
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cumin
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1/3 cup 78mlExtra-virgin olive oil
2   Seedless cucumbers - peeled, diced 1/2"
2   Papayas - seeded, diced 1/2"
4   Ripe tomatoes - diced 1/2"
4   Carrots - coarsely grated
4   Scallions - thinly sliced
1/3 cup 5.3g / 0.2ozChopped cilantro leaves

Recipe Instructions

Combine the lemon juice, mustard, garlic, cumin, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Whisking constantly, drizzle in the oil until slightly thickened. Set aside.

In a large salad bowl, combine the cucumbers, papayas, tomatoes, carrots and scallions.

Toss with reserved vinaigrette and cilantro. Serve immediately.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

Per serving: 150 calories, 18g carbohydrate, 2g protein, 8g fat, no cholesterol.

Simply Delicious by Sheila Lukins from Parade magazine - Pub date: 10-24-2004


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