Pawpaw and Avocado Salad

Author: Canadian Living

Australians call the large tropical papaya, or Carica papaya fruit, a pawpaw. It is vibrant burnt orange with tender-firm flesh that's tasty in a salad.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2006

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
  • 1 pinch granulated sugar
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 avocados pitted, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups cubed seeded peeled papaya
  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh mint

Method

In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, pepper and sugar.

Keeping separate, place onion, avocados and papaya in bowls; divide dressing among bowls and toss gently to coat. Arrange onion on serving platter; top with papaya and avocados. Sprinkle with mint.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 109 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 134.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 21.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 58.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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