Plum Avocado Summer Salad

August 13, 2010

In the video below, see A&M make Lena S.' Plum Avocado Summer Salad -- an unexpectedly delicious combination perfect for the hottest of August days.

This week's videos were once again shot and edited by talented filmmaker Elena Parker.

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Rhonda35 September 2, 2010
This looks delicious - must give it a go this weekend. A couple of things: (1) Why mash the garlic instead of putting it through a press - how do the results differ? (2) Could you make the dressing in a food processor instead? (3) Next time you need to peel an avocado, scoop the flesh out of the skin with a large spoon - easy and quick.
Rhonda35 September 4, 2010
One more question - why peel the plums? To only have the sweetness and not the tart bite of the skin? For aesthetics?
tawny P. August 17, 2010
yes, I'd love to know where the pestle comes from too!
Gourmetmum August 16, 2010
That is such a great refreshing combination, I love the infusion between the plum and advocado - Definitely one to try at the weekend!
Armaity August 16, 2010
Could you tell me where you got the pestles that you used to crush the garlic and the other ingredients? Thanks.
Jewels August 15, 2010
My mouth is watering, and this will fit in beautifully with the vegan cleanse I am starting tomorrow! Off to the farmers market now and can't wait to try it.
Sagegreen August 13, 2010
Lovely salad and great video showcasing all these fine contrasts. Congrats!
aargersi August 13, 2010
I am making this tonight - yum!
aargersi August 16, 2010
We made this on Friday and it was fantastic. Ate the leftovers on chips the next day - again, fantastic! Love it!!!