With a delicious contrast of flavors and textures, this easy-to-make red, white and green salad is perfect for Cinco de Mayo. Good source of Vitamins A and C.
Cinco de Mayo Salad
Total Time: 25 min
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Vitamin A 1051 (IU); Vitamin C 25 mg; Calcium 18 mg; Iron 1.6 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 78 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 40%; Calcium 0%; Iron 8%
Ingredients1 Dulcinea PureHeart® Mini Seedless Watermelon 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled seeded and halved 1 cup shredded jicama 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice As needed Sea salt, to taste As needed Cayenne pepper, to taste
- Cut off the round ends of the watermelon and reserve for another use. Peel the remaining watermelon and cut the fruit into four round slices. Place each in the center of a large salad plate.
- Cut each avocado half into four wedges. Arrange on top of the watermelon slices.
- Place the jicama in center of each salad.
- Sprinkle the salads with lime juice, sea salt and cayenne pepper. Serve.
Serving suggestion: May also be arranged on a platter.
Beverage Pairings: Nice with chilled sparkling water.
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*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados