Papaya and tomato salsa

Papaya and tomato salsa


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About this recipe: A salsa made from papaya, tomatoes, red onions, red peppers and fresh basil is served on freshly sliced bread.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 papaya
  • 5 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 French baguette, cut into 1.25cm pieces

Prep:20min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Cut papaya in half and remove seeds. Reserve 2 tablespoons of seeds for the dressing. Peel and dice the papaya and place in a medium bowl. Add tomatoes, red onion, red pepper and basil and set aside.
  2. In a food processor or liquidiser, combine the papaya seeds, sugar, wine vinegar, oil, mustard and spring onions. Process until smooth and thick and most of the seeds have broken up. Pour over the papaya mixture and stir to coat all of the ingredients. Serve with slices of baguette.

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