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Peruvian Sarsa Salad

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
This chopped salad from Peru is robust and full of texture. While there are many versions, nearly all include radishes, mint, onions, and cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced radishes
  • 1/2 cup frozen lima beans, thawed
  • 1/2 cup canned white hominy, drained
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 77
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 9.5 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 198 mg
  • calcium 44 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine lemon juice and the remaining ingredients; stir with a whisk. Drizzle dressing over salad, and toss gently to combine.

Cook's Notes

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