Brazilian Salad

Brazilian Salad
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:06 Cooking
  • 0:21 Total Time


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  • 8

    Irresistibles palm hearts, cut in 4 lengthways

  • 12

    large red radishes, washed and sliced 1/8 in. (0.31 cm) thick

  • 8

    1/2 in. (1.2 cm) thick slices of cored pineapple, cut in 2

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    Selection peanut oil

  • salt and fresh ground black pepper

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    shredded iceberg lettuce

  • 1

    small ripe avocado, peeled and cut into strips

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    lime juice

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    radish sprouts (cut them if too long)

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    minced coriander

  • grapefruit oil

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp.
    (20 ml)

    dark rum

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp.
    (20 mL)

    lime juice

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    agave syrup (or Irresistibles maple syrup or honey)

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    Selection paprika

  • salt and fresh ground black pepper


Preheat barbecue to high. Lightly oil grill.

In a bowl, toss palm hearts, radishes and pineapple with peanut oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Grill 3 min. per side or until they show grill marks. Remove and set aside.

In a bowl, combine avocado, lime juice, radish sprouts and coriander. Add grilled palm hearts, radishes and pineapple.

In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together.

Toss salad with dressing.

Arrange fruits and vegetables attractively on plates and serve immediately.

Note: Grapefruit oil can be replaced by avocado or grapeseed oil to which grapefruit zest has been added.

The radish sprouts are, like all sprouts, packed with vitamins and minerals and boost the nutritional value of this Brazilian salad. Linda Montpetit, nutritionist

Source: Chef Caroline McCann

Wine and meal pairing

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Delicate and light
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