Yum Alert: Sweet and Spicy Banana Kiwi SaladBy Ashley • May 26th, 2011 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes
A cool mix of of oddly paired kiwi & banana, with a HOT zap of cayenne pepper and crunchy cashews. It’s better than it sounds, I promise you that. This is the best salad you’ll have all summer!
Banana Kiwi Salad
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced shallot
- 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- pinch of cayenne pepper
- 4 kiwis, chopped
- 2 firm yellow bananas, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
- 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint
- 2 tablespoons chopped cashews, toasted
Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, shallots, vinegar, sea salt, cayenne pepper, and honey. Add kiwi, banana, peppers and mint, and toss to combine. Sprinkle with chopped cashews.
Ashley is a fun-loving, twenty-something living in Brooklyn. She spends most of her time absorbing all the life, tofu and whiskey that NYC has to offer. Her current obsessions? BDG High-waisted leggings, vintage boot shopping in Williamsburg, Katherine Kwei's sling bag and Melanie Marie's two-finger horn ring.
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