Beans, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Ingredients

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  • Bunch of romaine lettuce
  • A mix of rucola and leaf lettuce
  • 1 ripe Avocado
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 tin of Cannellini beans (or any other beans you like)
  • A small bunch of fresh parsley
  • Olive oil

Ingredients for the dressing

  • Olive oil
  • Chilli oil
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch chilli powder
  • 1 Garlic clove finely chopped
  • A dash if white wine vinegar

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Plastic container
  • Small bowl
  • Whisker
  • Knife
  • Chopping board

Method

  1. Prepare a large mixing bowl. Wash and drain all of the lettuce thoroughly and place in bowl.
  2. Slice avocado into quarters and place in a separate container, add lemon juice so it retains its nice colour.
  3. Cut tomato into quarters, remove seeds and slice. Place in another container.
  4. Peel and slice the red onion, add it to the tomato container.
  5. Rinse beans and drain well. Chop parsley and add it to beans together with some olive oil. Give a  good mix.
  6. Prepare the dressing by combining all ingredients together and give a good stir. Leave on the side until you are ready to eat the salad. img_e06511.jpg
  7. Start plating by making a bed of the mixed lettuce, topped up with the tomatoes and onions, avocados and beans. Garnish with parsley and pour dressing all over.IMG_E0652[1]
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