2 lettuce leaves (Bibb, Butter, or Romaine)
1 ripe avocado
½ 14 oz. can hearts of palm drained and sliced ¼ inch thick
1 Tbsp. lime juice (1/2 a lime)
¼ tsp. minced, peeled fresh gingerroot
¼ tsp. sugar
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 ½ Tbsp. canola oil
1 tsp. sesame seeds
Line two plates with lettuce leaves. Halve avocado and cut into ¼ inch thick slices. Arrange slices on lettuce, overlapping. Top with hearts of palm. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, gingerroot, sugar, and cayenne. Add oil in a slow stream, whisking until dressing is well combined. Drizzle over salads and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serves 2
This is a tasty, pretty salad, perfect for Valentine’s Day! It’s one of my husband’s favorites.
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