Samoan Salad

Samoan Salad

Samoan Salad
Samoan Salad

Photo attribution: 

Jessica Roeckel
Samoan Salad
Budget-friendly recipe
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The seed of the ifi tree, also known as aila or mape, is similar to chestnuts. They add bits of nutty richness to this colorful salad.

Ingredients

1

washed and torn into bite-size pieces (about 4 cups)

1

snipped into bite-sized sprigs (about 1½ cups)

2
cups

cut into wedges

1

sliced thinly

½

sliced thinly

8

crumbled into large pieces

2
tablespoons
2
tablespoons

(about 1/2 small lemon)

½
teaspoon
½
teaspoon

What You'll Need

  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Large bowl
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk or fork

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, watercress, tomatoes, cucumber, onion and chestnuts.
  2. For Dressing: In a small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Whisk or stir well with a fork.
  3. Just before serving, drizzle dressing over vegetables and toss lightly.

Chef Tips

  • Look for already peeled and roasted chestnuts that come in cans or plastic bags.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
136
Total fat:
11.4 g
Saturated fat:
1.3 g
Carbohydrates:
8 g
Protein:
3 g
Fiber:
3 g
Sodium:
311 mg
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Jessica Roeckel

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