Avocado and Papaya Salad

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min
Ingredients
  • 1 Florida avocado, peeled and cut into large dice
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled and cut into large dice
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch baby arugula
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon leaves
  • Orange and Vanilla Vinaigrette, recipe follows
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 garlic clove, pureed with knife
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper
Directions

Layer salad with arugula and tarragon, then avocado, papaya and onions. Finally drizzle with vinaigrette.

Vinaigrette:

To a saucepan add orange juice, split vanilla bean and scrape seeds into juice. Add vanilla bean to juice, bring to a simmer and reduce liquid by 2/3. Meanwhile, smash garlic clove with a pinch of salt using flat side of a knife. Allow orange juice reduction to cool, remove vanilla bean, then add garlic puree, rice wine vinegar and olive oil. Stir well and season with salt and pepper. Yield: 4 servings


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