This is a versatile, traditional African tomato-onion salad accented with spicy peppers. It's so very simple to make and also good as salsa, on crostini as an appetizer, or if there are leftovers, turn it into gazpacho by giving it a quick whirl in a blender or food processor.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
40 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the onion in a medium bowl, cover with water, and stir in sea salt. Soak for 30 minutes; drain well for 10 minutes.

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  • Stir the drained onion, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, and avocado together in a large bowl. Squeeze lime juice over the salad to taste and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

124 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 14.7g; fat 7.7g; sodium 931.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2020
This is a refreshing, beautiful salad to present! No changes were necessary for my taste. Simply delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2020
I made this last week and it was so good! The only change I made was leaving out the cilantro because I don't like it. But this was so fresh and delicious! 5*s Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2020
This is a refreshing, beautiful salad to present! No changes were necessary for my taste. Simply delicious! Read More
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