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Mexican Green Papaya Salad


"Green papaya is usually found in Asian, Vietnamese, and Thai salads and dishes. I've taken the crisp crunchiness of green papaya and given it a Mexican/Tex-Mex twist! My kids love it when I use a bit less cilantro and chili powder."
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50 m servings 168 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Blend cilantro, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, brown sugar, chili powder, and salt in a blender until smooth.
  2. Toss shredded papaya, black beans, corn, and red bell pepper together in a large mixing bowl; add dressing and toss to coat.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 168 calories; 5.1 g fat; 26.9 g carbohydrates; 6.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 313 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Family of seven....not one liked it.

I live near all of the ethnic markets listed above and couldn't find a green papaya so I diced up a ripe one. The brown sugar adds a nice touch to a great salad.