Salads from Around the World

Need a bite to eat? Try these globally inspired salads from Dr. Fuhrmans book Cholesterol Protection For Life:

Indian Mango Salad

1 red pepper chopped
1 red onion chopped
tbsp. VegiZest or other low-salt vegetable seasoning
2 mangos peeled and sliced
2 firm tomatoes, chopped
1 pinch chili powder
2 stalks celery, chopped

Mix all ingredients in a covered bowl and refrigerate.

Greek Chick Pea Salad

16 ounce can of unsalted garbanzo beans
1 boiled potato, peeled and chopped in chunks
3 plum tomatoes, chopped
onion chopped
1 green apple peeled, cored and chopped
3 tbsp. Spicy Pecan vinegar
1/2 tsp. chopped cilantro
12 half pecans, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped

Mix all ingredients together.

Salad with Spicy Russian Dressing

2 heads romaine lettuce, sliced
2 cucumber, sliced
3 tomatoes, sliced
red onion, slivered thin
1 red pepper, sliced
cup soy milk
1 4 oz can tomato paste
1 tbsp. fig vinegar
tsp. chili powder
12 blanched almonds

Make salad dressing by blending avocado, almonds, vinegar, soy milk and chili powder. Place all ingredients in a large bowl, add the dressing, cover the bowl with a tight lid and shake to mix thoroughly.

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Donna - June 23, 2008 11:36 PM

I heard Dr. Fuhrman on Oprah & Friends XM radio today talking with Dr. Oz. He casually mentioned a great sounding salad dressing with oranges, orange juice, cashews, sesame seeds, etc. in the blender...can someone provide that recipe? It sounding fantastic! Postcript...loving this blog site :)

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