Papaya and avocado salad

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July 18, 2011 16:06
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PAPAYA AND AVOCADO SALAD

2 avocados, semi-ripe
2 papayas, not too soft (or 1 extra large one)
3 limes
1 small red onion, minced
1 teaspoon ginger, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 scallions, white part only, cut thin on the bias
¼ cup cilantro or basil leaves, sliced thin
Salt and pepper

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1. Peel and pit the avocados and slice the flesh into 10 wedges. Peel and seed the papaya and slice the flesh into 12 wedges.

2. Juice the limes into a bowl. Add the red onion and ginger and mix. Set it aside for 5 minutes to blend the flavors.

3. Add the remaining ingredients and gently toss. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

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