Thursday, May 7, 2009

a great summertime recipe...

guacamole salad

1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
salt and pepper
4 scallions, sliced thin
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon grated zest and 1/3 cup juice from 3 limes
1/4 cup olive oil
2 poblano chiles, seeded and sliced into thin matchsticks
2 ripe avocados, pitted, skinned, and cut into 1/2 -inch pieces
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

salt tomatoes - toss tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt in medium bowl. transfer to paper towel and let drain 15 minutes.
make dressing - combine scallions, garlic, lime zest, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in large bowl. let sit 5 minutes, then slowly whisk in oil.
toss salad - add chiles, avocados, cilantro, and drained tomatoes to bowl with dressing and toss to combine. season with salt and pepper. serve.

**we made this for cinco de mayo and it was a crowd pleaser! it tastes so fresh and summery...i just had to share!**

1 comment:

The Davidson Den said...

yum. sounds delish. if it's got "guacamole" in the title, it HAS to be good!!!