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Maricel E. Presilla's Cuban Avocado, Watercress & Pineapple Salad
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Graciela July 15, 2021
That salad is amazing, I grew up with the Venezuelan version, mangoes instead of pineapple and no cumin.
bofbox June 10, 2019
It's early June and the heat is already oppressive. I didn't put the pineapple under the broiler, because it's too darn hot. Made this with arugula and the uncooked pineapple and it was delicious. I would make this again, would be good with chicken or salmon on the side. It's the perfect summer salad.
chiefkief August 25, 2013
Paired this salad last weekend with Suzanne Goin's pork burgers and everyone loved it! We grilled the pineapple instead of broiling it and the char was a nice touch.
parker August 19, 2013
I've been making this salad all summmer - and everytime I serve it, I get asked for the recipe. I have trouble finding watercress, so last night I used arugula and it worked well.
OrchidGirl May 15, 2013
Just made this, it was yummy! For easy prep, I bought a whole peeled, cored pineapple from whole foods and just sliced it. I used mixed spring greens instead of watercress as that is what we had. I used lime juice as the acid in the dressing. Great sweet spicy combo.
EmilyC May 5, 2013
This is a lovely salad. I used arugula as that's what we had, and served it with pork tenderloin. A keeper.
mellielovesred April 27, 2013
The flavors in this salad are amazing. I can't stop making it! Love the caramelized pineapple bits with the spicy greens and the dressing.
Hector A. April 19, 2013
JUST MADE IT... AWESOME!!! but i was reel, i had no a Watercress , so i used Butter lettuce., the dressing... TERRIFIC i licked the measure cup! GRACIAS for such a simple and exotic recipe!
AntoniaJames April 18, 2013
This plus some homemade black beans -- I've been making them recently using the Wells' Genius lentils method, cooking much longer, obviously -- would make such a good lunch. I am definitely making this soon. ;o)
Ouida L. April 21, 2013
Would you provide a link to the cooking method (I've searched, to no avail)?
Pat H. September 2, 2017
I see this was awhile ago, but if you're still interested try searching Patricia Wells' Green Lentil Salad. Worked for me :)
ctgal April 17, 2013
I have everything!! I'm thinking adding some good fresh Florida shrimp (that's where I live). Tomorrow!! Thanks so much. Sounds divine!
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