Tuesday, February 24, 2009
see title for "adapted from" link
1 tin of sardines packed in water (remove sardines from water and slice into thin slices)
1 ripe avocado, peeled, stone removed and diced
several handfuls of washed and dried -mixed baby lettuce
1/4 cup sprouts
1/2 small red onion , very finely chopped
1 Tbsp capers, drained and chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp. raw pumpkin seeds (without shells of course)
3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp Red wine vinegar
1 tsp. dried oregano
sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
in a large bowl, lightly combine baby lettuce, sprouts, diced avocado, sardine slices , chopped onions and capers.
To prepare the dressing: In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano and a little salt and pepper. put lid on jar and shake vigorously.
add dressing to salad, toss lightly, divide into servings (a couple), sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and a little fresh ground black pepper.
great for lunch, nice for dinner.