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    African Salad

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    15 mins

    2 mins

    FarAwayLea's Note:

    I have no idea why this is called "African" salad - thats how it was introduced to me. Please meet: a great idea for a new dish

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    FOR SALAD

    FOR DRESSING

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Carefully wash the mushrooms and slice in half.
    2. 2
      Put into pot with the lemon juice, garlic and salt.
    3. 3
      Cover and cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes.
    4. 4
      Shake the pot occasionally.
    5. 5
      Take of the heat.
    6. 6
      Drain and put into salad bowl.
    7. 7
      Rinse and drain the palm hearts.
    8. 8
      Slice in half and add to the mushrooms in the bowl.
    9. 9
      Rinse and drain the artichoke hearts, slice in half and add to the bowl, too.
    10. 10
      Blend together the ingredients of the dressing and pour over the salad.
    11. 11
      Mix gently, refrigerate 10 minutes and then serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 09, 2004

      55

      Exceedingly simple and delicious salad. It took me 5 seconds to print out the recipe, 5 minutes to hit the corner grocery for mushrooms, palm hearts and artichoke hearts, and 5 minutes to put the whole thing together. I used balsamic vinegar because I'm not a fan of wine vinegar (and am a huge fan of balsamic). I also added just a touch of lemon zest (as long as I'm juicing the lemon I might as well zest it). This salad is superbly low carb, great for Somersizers and Atkins dieters. Kol hakavod Lea, this is going into my make-at-least-once-a-week file.

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    • on February 09, 2004

      55

      I am following Mirj's lead here. This is good, but I to have to admit to using the balsamic (preference). I like the convience and quick preparation of this recipe.

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    • on January 18, 2006

      55

      Great! Simple! I added chopped pimentos also. The next time I make I'll add green and red or yellow diced peppers. I cut the dressing in half. I am a great fan of artichoke hearts. Thanks for the recipe!Oh, it is scrumptous!

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    Nutritional Facts for African Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (224 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 231.2
     
    Calories from Fat 168
    73%
    Total Fat 18.7 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1161.2 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.4 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
    25%
    Sugars 1.6 g
    6%
    Protein 5.9 g
    11%

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