Starfruit (Carambola) Salad with Spicy Lime Dressing
By Melissa's Corporate Chefs

  • Ingredients

  • 1 Organic Leaf Lettuce torn into pieces
  • 1 Organic Avocado
  • 1 jar Marinated Artichoke Hearts (6 ounces)
  • 1 Starfruit (Sweet Carambola) sliced and seeded
  • Spicy Lime Dressing (recipe follows)
  • ripe Black Olives seeded for garnish

  • Spicy Lime Dressing

  • 1 cup Lemon Juice (use Lime Juice)
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1 small Onion
  • 1 clove Organic Garlic
  • 1 small Red Peppers
  • 4 sprigs Organic Parsley

  • Directions

  • Place lettuce leaves on each of four individual salad plates.

  • Add the avocado, marinated artichoke heart pieces, and carambola.

  • Sprinkle lightly with the dressing and garnish with the olives.

  • Spicy Lime Dressing

  • In a blender combine the lime juice, honey, onion, garlic, and red pepper.

  • Process until all ingredients are pureed.

  • Add sprigs of parsley and blend for just a second.

  • Chill for 1 hour.