Avocado and Pear Starter

Mother-in-laws recipe from Zambia. Makes a colourful starter for Christmas Dinner.
2 avocado pears, peeled and stoned
2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
1 lettuce
Lime and Basil Dressing
juice of 1 lime
3 Tblsp olive oil
1 clove garlic crushed
4 leaves of fresh basil, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Cut the avocado pear into horseshoe shaped pieces. Place a slice of tomato in each.
Place all the ingredients for the dressing into a jar with a lid and shake hard until well mixed.
Serve on a bed of lettuce. Pour over the dressing.
Serves 4 people. 


About heatherlamont

I was brought up in the Belgium Congo (DRC). Trained as a nurse and midwife in England with tropical diseases from Liverpool University. Married Tony Lamont in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Lived in England for 20 years. Wrote GOURMET VEGAN published by Gollancz. Moved to Australia in 1995. Tony and I now live on a farm in Queensland Australia.
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