No Meat Zone Recipes: Vegan Papaya Rings topped with Guacamole & Mango Salsa

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Papaya Rings topped with Guacamole & Mango Salsa

Ingredients: (serves 2)

-1 large Papaya, ripe but firm
-Alex's Mango Salsa: (omitting Cucumber, adding 1/2 tsp. minced Garlic)
  • 1 Mango, peeled & de-seeded and diced in to very small cubes
  • 1 small [Japanese] Cucumber, chopped finely
  • ½ a firm Tomato [or around ½ cup Cherry Tomatoes]
  • ¼ Red Onion, finely minced
  • 1 handful finely chopped Coriander
  • Juice of ½ to 1 Lime
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 small chili, seeds removed and finely minced
-Guacamole (recipe from The 30-Minute Vegan):
  • 2 ripe Avocados, peeled & seeded
  • 2 Tblsp. chopped Red Onion
  • sqeeze of fresh Lime juice
  • 1 small Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh Red or Green Chile, minced (optional, depending on how spicy you want it)
  • dash of Chile powder or Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt and Pepper
  • for garnish: Spring Onion (optional)

- Peel Papaya and cut off top and tail. Cut into thick, even sized rings and carefully scoop out seeds from the centre of the rings. Place on plate.
- Mix ingredients for Salsa in a bowl and set aside.
- For the Guacamole, place all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well, mashing the Avocado until a few chunks remain. Taste, and adjust seasonings.
- Scoop a large spoonful of Guacamole onto each Papaya ring, followed by a spoonful of Salsa. Decorate with Spring Onion if desired.
-Eat with a knife & fork, and enjoy!


Don't use Papaya that is too ripe, as it won't keep its shape!

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Rebecca Berger | @veggiebex
Rebecca is the author of Blissfully Vegan. She currently lives in Hong Kong where she works as a model and is obtaining her Masters in Holistic Nutrition through an online program.

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