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Papaya and Avocado Salad with Sour Orange Dressing

Sunset JUNE 2002

  • Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings


  • 2 firm-ripe papayas (about 1 lb. each)
  • 8 ounces jicama
  • 2 firm-ripe avocados (about 8 oz. each)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Peel and seed papayas; cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Peel and rinse jicama; cut into matchstick- size strips about 1/8 inch thick and 3 inches long. Pit and peel avocados; cut lengthwise into thin slices.

2. In a small pitcher or bowl, mix orange juice, lime juice, rice vinegar, and salt.

3. Arrange papaya and avocado slices on a rimmed platter. Top with jicama and drizzle with sour orange dressing.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 92
  • Calories from fat: 51%
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Sodium: 64mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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