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Snow Pea Salad

with Papaya
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Snow Pea Salad

Snow Pea Salad - Almost too beautiful to eat

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
143
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This recipe contains 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin A (beta-carotene), which supports healthy skin and vision and the formation of mucous membranes and bones. 

Edible flowers can generally be pre-ordered at organic and specialty food stores. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie143 kcal(7 %)
Protein6 g(6 %)
Fat6 g(5 %)
Carbohydrates15 g(10 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage7 g(23 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.8 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin3.7 mg(31 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate60 μg(20 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin6.2 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C157 mg(165 %)
Potassium724 mg(18 %)
Calcium73 mg(7 %)
Magnesium106 mg(35 %)
Iron3 mg(20 %)
Iodine7.4 μg(4 %)
Zinc2.9 mg(36 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.2 g
Uric acid121 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
½ Radicchio
½ Leaf lettuce variety (red or green)
11 ounces Snow peas
salt
1 ripe Papaya
8 edible Flowers
1 red chile pepper
1 Lime
liquid Sweetener (optional)
2 teaspoons Corn oil
1 tablespoon roasted salted Cashews
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Salad bowl, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small bowl, 1 Large knife

Preparation steps

1.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 1

Separate radicchio and leaf lettuce into individual leaves. Rinse, spin dry, and tear into bite-sized pieces.

2.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 2

Rinse snow peas. Blanch in a pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, 2-3 minutes.

3.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 3

Drain the snow peas, plunge into ice water and drain in a sieve. Cut snow peas in half crosswise or into thirds.

4.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 4

Cut papaya in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds with a spoon. Peel and cut the flesh into slices, about 1/4 inch thick. 

5.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 5

Gently shake the flowers to remove any debris. Pluck the petals.

6.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 6

Mix flower petals, radicchio, leaf lettuce, snow peas, and papaya strips in a salad bowl.

7.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 7

Rinse chile pepper, wipe dry, halve lengthwise and remove seeds. Finely chop chile. 

8.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 8

Squeeze juice from lime. Measure 2 tablespoons of lime juice and mix in a small bowl with the chile. Season with salt and liquid sweetener to taste. Whisk in the oil.

9.
Snow Pea Salad preparation step 9

Drizzle salad with dressing and toss to combine. Chop the cashews, sprinkle over the salad and serve.