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Pineapple Summer Salad



Category

Soups and Salads

Source

From Hungry for Summer by Daryl Thompson and Jeanette Buell

Link

www.winnicuisine.com/winni/

Description

Submitted for Hungry for Summer by Roxane Gwyn of Cow Island. She enjoys involving the whole family to create this family favorite.

Number of Servings

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients

Dressing

2 cloves of garlic
1 red chili pepper, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Juice of 1/2 lime
2 tablespoons brown sugar

Salad

1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
2 medium cucumbers cut into chunks
3 scallions, sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup whole roasted unsalted cashews
1 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped

Preparation - Directions

Combine all dressing ingredients in a cup, stir well and set aside.

Place all salad ingredients into a mixing bowl, setting aside a little cilantro and cashews for garnish.

Pour dressing over salad just before serving, no earlier, and be sure not to over-dress. Toss well.

Serving option: Scoop salad into hollowed out pineapple boats on a large serving plate, garnish with extra cilantro, nuts and add a few lime wedges.

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