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Mock Green Papaya Salad

Because green papayas can be hard to find even in Asian grocery stores, this twist on a traditional Thai recipe calls for tart green apples instead. Sambal oelek, a chili paste from Southeast Asia, can be found with the hot sauces in many supermarkets or ordered online.

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Because green papayas can be hard to find even in Asian grocery stores, this twist on a traditional Thai recipe calls for tart green apples instead. Sambal oelek, a chili paste from Southeast Asia, can be found with the hot sauces in many supermarkets or ordered online.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 6 Granny Smith apples, peeled and grated (6 cups)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs. lime juice, divided
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
  • 2 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. chili paste, such as sambal oelek
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 5-oz. bag watercress or arugula

Preparation

1. Toss grated apples with 2 Tbs. lime juice in large bowl to keep from browning. Stir in green onions.

2. Whisk together remaining lime juice, garlic, soy sauce, and chili paste in small bowl. Add to grated apples, and toss to combine. Stir in cherry tomatoes, and serve over watercress.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 8
  • Calories 61
  • Carbohydrate Content 16 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 1 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 64 mg
  • Sugar Content 11 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g