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Papaya Carpacciowith Mint Pesto

Papaya Carpaccio - Papaya Carpaccio - Pure fruit pleasure with an extra kick—perfect as a light dessert
Papaya Carpaccio - Pure fruit pleasure with an extra kick—perfect as a light dessert

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Calories:88 kcal
Difficulty:moderate
Preparation:20 min
Ready in:20 min
Low-sugar
Vitamin-rich
Mineral-rich
high-fiber
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories88 kcal(4%)
Protein3 g(6%)
Fat3 g(4%)
Carbohydrates12 g(5%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage6 g(20%)

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Ingredients

For serving

¼ripe Papaya (about 400 grams)
Lime
2large leaves Mint
¾Cashews

Kitchen Utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Mortar

Directions

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1 Halve the papaya lengthwise and remove the core with a teaspoon.
2 Peel the papaya halves and cut the flesh into 1 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) thick slices.
3 Rinse the lime in hot water and wipe dry. With a peeler, shave zest into wide strips, then cut crosswise into very fine strips (julienne).
4 Finely chop half of the lime strips.
5 Squeeze out lime juice and drizzle 1-2 teaspoons over papaya slices.
6 Rinse mint, shake dry and pluck leaves. Reserve some leaves for garnish. Put remaining leaves in a mortar with the chopped lime zest and 1 teaspoon water and grind to a fine paste.
7 Finely chop the cashews and add to the mint pesto.
8 Arrange the papaya decoratively on a plate and spoon the pesto over the slices. Garnish with mint leaves and lime strips and serve.
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