|Photo: Cos, avocado and pine nut salad recipe|
With pine nuts for extra crunch, this salad makes a delicious side dish.
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 2 minutes
Ingredients (serves 8)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup pine nuts, roughly chopped
2 avocados, peeled, thickly sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 baby cos lettuces, trimmed
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 teaspoons white wine vinegar
Heat olive oil in a small frying pan over medium heat until hot. Add nuts. Cook, stirring, until golden. Drain on paper towels.
Drizzle avocados with lemon juice.
Arrange lettuce leaves on a large serving plate. Top with avocado. Combine extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper in a screw-top jar. Shake well. Drizzle over salad. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Serve.
Serves: 8 as a side dish
Super Food Ideas - March 2005, Page 33
Recipe by Annette Forrest