Beach Watchers Cookbook

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Papaya Salad

Serves 6-8

romaine lettuceWash and dry one head romaine lettuce, tear into bite-sized pieces and place in salad bowl.

ripe papaya(Papaya are ripe when they have turned yellow) Halve and peel one medium papaya. or half of a large papaya. Scoop out seeds and save 2 tablespoons for the dressing, discard the rest of the seeds. Slice papaya and set aside.

2 Tbsp papaya seeds
1/4 - 1/2 c sugar
1/2 tsp dry mustard
2 tsp salt
1/2 c white wine vinegar
     or tarragon vinegar
Combine dressing ingredients in blander until papaya seeds have the appearance of ground pepper. Store dressing in refrigerator.

red onion
Peel and slice one large avocado and add to romaine, along with the saved papaya slices, and red onion slices.

Pour about half of the dressing over the salad, toss, and serve.

Jill Hein


Island County Beach Watchers <-- 2016 --> Sound Water Stewards of Island County