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La Receta del Dia: Papaya Salsita edit

I love colorful food! What would be of life without color? Never forget to add a little bit of color to your food, combining vegetables or fruit with different colors is an easy way. A contrast of colors and shapes of your plates also brings out the spark, life and most important: makes it FUN!

Today we are sharing with you this super easy, colorful and delicious dish: Papaya Salsita. It is made with fresh ripe papaya, onion and spices. It is a wonderful appetizer, served on toast with cream cheese! as shown in the picture.

Another idea is to dress up the grilled chicken breast with this fantastic sauce. There are many many possibilities smile


Ppya_s Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped, ripe papaya
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon grownd cumin (optional)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • the juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • hot sauce to taste (optional)

Directions: Combine all the ingredients and store in fridge for 15-30 minutes before serving.

Serve on toasted French bread with cream cheese.

Buen Provecho!

Chef M/

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  • by Chef Melissa
  • September 01, 2005
  • 12:10 pm


Picture of Elvira Elvira said on...
09.02.05 at 04:35 AM |

I love the new design of your blog!

Picture of An orange An orange said on...
09.04.05 at 01:26 AM |

Sounds delicious, and it’s my favorite color too!

Picture of Melissa Melissa said on...
09.04.05 at 08:04 AM |

Thanks you Elvira!
Orange, it is great to have you back!

Picture of roshan roshan said on...
03.17.06 at 03:13 AM |

Hi I’am from India and i stumbled upon your blog some time back; We here in Asia know very less about latino cooking and yours was one that led me to different and tasty recipes.
Since then i’ve told many of my friends to visit your delicious site.. I’am going to try this Papaya recipe , sounds sweet and spicy wink

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