Starfruit Salad, Ensalada de Carambola

1
Juliann Esquivel

By
@Juliann

This light and refreshing salad is different, in that it is both sweet and tart with delicious garlic, and tomato undertones. Starfruits are sweet and tart and very juicy. They are native home grown all over south Florida. A homemade vinegrette is prepared and poured over everything. Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5/6
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 large
    fresh rinsed green leaf lettuce, torn in pieces
  • 5 large
    radishes sliced thin
  • 1 large
    whole ripe tomato sliced in quarters and then the quarters sliced again
  • 1/2 medium
    sweet onion sliced thin
  • 2 medium
    large ripe starfruits sliced
  • ·
    lemon/lime honey vinegrette
  • 2 clove
    fresh minced garlic, minced fine
  • 1 large
    lemon, juiced
  • 1 large
    lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1/4 c
    light olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make Starfruit Salad, Ensalada de Carambola

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse, spin dry if possible leaf lettuce, tear in pieces. Add the radishes, onion, tomatos,and starfruit.
  2. Next in a medium bowl add the juice of the lemon and lime. Add to this the honey, minced garlic, salt and pepper. With a wire wisk, wisk real well then add the olive oil in a light stream wisking until well incorporated into the lemon/lime juice.
  3. Pour the vinegrette over the salad toss well and serve. Check for salt and pepper seasoning. Enjoy.

Printable Recipe Card

About Starfruit Salad, Ensalada de Carambola

Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 6 Comments & Reviews

18 Recipes for Roasted Fall Vegetables

18 Recipes for Roasted Fall Vegetables


Brussels sprouts and potatoes and butternut squash – oh my! These roasted vegetable recipes are everything you need for the perfect fall side dish. Easy, healthy and flavorful, you’ll use produce that’s in season to make these tasty dishes. From garlic to balsamic to apples, the tasty additions to these roasted fall vegetables are winners!

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make


Ever feel like your weekly menu is stuck in a rut? We’re here to help. These family tested and approved recipes will shake up your kitchen and be a hit at your dinner table. Easy to make and oh-so-yummy, check out these tried and true dinner ideas for when you don’t know what to make!

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes


Potatoes are a popular side dish in my house because they’re inexpensive and can be made in a variety of ways. A baked potato with butter, sour cream, and a bit of bacon makes my mouth water. Did you know there are thousands of varieties of potatoes? But, not all are equal and there are […]