Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Ensalada de Nochebuena


2 Medium sized limes
1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons of sugar
2 tablespoons of milk

1 small head of Iceberg or Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced
1 medium-sized Pineapple, sliced or 1 (20 oz.) can sliced Pineapple, drained
3 medium-sized Oranges, peeled & thinly sliced
3 small Bananas, peeled & sliced
2 small Red Delicious apples, cored & cut into thin wedges
¼ pound Jicama or additional Red Apple
One 16 ounce can of sliced Beets, drained
¼ cup Pomegranate seeds
½ cup of Peanuts


Salad Dressing: Grate 1 tablespoon of peel and squeeze ¼ cup juice from limes. In small bowl, mix lime juice, 2 teaspoons lime peel, mayonnaise, sugar and milk. Sprinkle remaining grated peel on top of dressing.

Place bowl with dressing on large platter. Line platter with sliced lettuce. On lettuce, arrange in separate piles of pineapple, oranges, bananas, apples and beets. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds and peanuts over fruit. Serve salad with dressing.

Categories: Heirloom Recipes

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