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Eight Canary Islands Summer Salad
from: Aitzol Ezeiza - San Sebastian, Spain

This recipe is from the Canary Islands (called the fortunated islands).
Their cuisine is influenced by the Atlantic African cuisine and the American flavours.

  • 1 ripe pineapple
  • 3 apple (golden, for example)
  • 1/4 kilogramme of cucumber
  • 100 gr. of olives
  • 2 hearts of lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise (look for recipes at IVU)
  • the juice of one lemon
  • salt
  • 1/4 red pepper
  • 1/4 yellow or green pepper
  • 1/2 papaya
  • 1 small mango
  • 7 pricked walnuts
  • 50 gr. of canned millet or corn
Dice the pineapple, the apples and the cucumbers and place them in a salad bowl.
We shall peel the cucumbers leaving a part of the peel to make them more digestive.
Cut fine the lettuce and put it with the rest.
Cut the olives, take the stones out and put them in the bowl.

Triture the avocado and add it to the vegan mayonaisse and mix all with lemon juice and salt.
Dress the other ingredients with this sauce.

Cut in strips the pepper, the papaya and the mango and garnish the salad with the millet (or corn) the pricked walnuts and the stripes.
Serve it cold on hot days.