Avocado & Lime Salad
Follow up the first course with a refreshing avocado salad with lime dressing. This will refresh your palate ready for the richness of the main festive course.
1 crisp lettuce, finely shredded
50g watercress, washed and roughly chopped
½ cucumber, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 bunch spring onions, sliced on the slant
2 avocado pears, peeled, stoned and diced
2 rings of pineapple (canned), cut into chunks
3 limes, juice only
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tbsp olive oil
to taste salt and freshly ground black pepper
a handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
- Mix the shredded
lettuce and watercress together and scatter over a serving platter.
- In a bowl, mix
the cucumber, pepper, spring onions, avocados and pineapple together and
- Whisk the lime
juice, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper together to make a dressing.
Add to the chopped vegetable mixture and mix well. Spoon over the lettuce
and watercress and scatter the coriander over the top.
- Chill the salad
for about 30 minutes before serving.