Michelle's Awesome Salad

This salad is an ultra light and fresh tasting salad that is a hit with any crowd. Serve with your favourite entré or have with quiche or sandwich for lunch. Also a nice topper for puréed soup with a dollop of sour cream.

Serves 4-6

  • 3-4 sweet peppers (colourful mix)
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 avocado (can substitute mango)
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Edamame beans or 1 can mixed bean medley
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) fresh pepper

* Quantities of all ingredients may be varied according to taste


Dice peppers, tomato, avocado and red onion in 1/2 inch cubes and place in large mixing bowl. Do not mix salad until all ingredients are in bowl. Add Edamame beans or well-rinsed can of beans. Add fresh lemon juice, chopped cilantro, salt and pepper. Toss lightly until mixed thoroughly. Serve with any entrée.

Courtesy of Farmer's Daughter