1 head romaine lettuce (or mixed greens), washed and torn into bite size pieces
½ red onion, finely sliced
1 firm mango, peeled and cut into ¾” cubes
½ medium jicama, cut into ¼” x 2” strips
1 avocado, peeled and sliced
For the salad dressing:
1½ tablespoons cider vinegar or 2 tablespoons lime juice
½ clove of garlic, finely minced
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon honey
¼ teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
¼ cup olive oil
1. In a large bowl, place romaine, onion, mango and jicama.
2. To make the dressing, blend lime juice, garlic, cilantro, honey, salt and pepper. Add olive oil slowly, blending well. (May make ahead of time.) Toss salad lightly with the dressing. Adjust seasoning.
3. Garnish with avocado slices.
• May use ¼ cup prepared vinaigrette dressing and add 1-2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 teaspoon honey and ¼ cup chopped cilantro.
Nutrition Facts per serving:
Calories 188, Fat 14 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 113 mg, Carbohydrate 17 g, Dietary Fiber 6 g, Protein 2 g
Source: www.lamejor.com, adapted by San Diego Nutrition Network