Eat Smart Veggie Recipe Contest

Broccoli slaw salad with papaya habanero peppers avocado dressing. Enjoyed with plantain chips. My entry for the Eat Smart Veggie Contest!

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4 Green Plantains

3 cups Canola Oil

1 Bag Eat Smart Broccoli Slaw

1/2 Large peeled Papaya

1 Ripe Avocado

3 Fresh Squeezed Limes

2 Tomatoes

2 cups Cilantro

1/4 small Habanero Pepper

1 Tablespoon Sea Salt

1/4 cup Olive Oil


Plantain Chips

  1. cut both ends off the plantains microwave for 2 minutes and let cool. Peel the plantains with a knife. Using a mandolin or a peeler, slice the plantains.
  2. Fill a large skillet with about 3 cups of canola oil to completely cover the plantain chips. Heat the oil to about 360° F.
  3. Fry the plantains, turning occasionally until brown on both sides. Drain on paper towel to absorb excess oil. Sprinkle with salt to taste.


  1. In blender toss 1/4 cup of three slices papaya, 1/2 tablespoon salt, 1/2 avocado, 1 cup cilantro, Habenero, olive oil and lime juice. Set aside.


Combine Broccoli Slaw, the rest of Avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, papaya, dressing and season with salt.

Transfer salad into a bowl and place chips around.


4 Comments Add yours

  1. mmleonard says:

    Cool post, though I probably would not eat that…


    1. Porque? What part do you not like? Just curious. 🙂


      1. mmleonard says:

        The food wasn’t really my taste, that’s all


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