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Make the most of entertaini­ng friends post-lockdown


Americana Salad Serves 6, Prep 30 mins

1 small red onion,

thinly sliced into rings

¹/³ cup red wine vinegar

1 tblsp caster sugar

1 baby cos, trimmed, torn

3 cups (250g) shredded red


2 carrots, peeled, coarsely


200g punnet medley tomatoes,


½ cup pimento stuffed olives,


½ x 230g bag white corn tortilla

strips, broken into pieces 2 avocados, chopped

DRESSING ½ cup olive oil 1 cup fresh coriander leaves

1 Combine onion, vinegar and sugar in a bowl. Cover. Stand for 10 minutes. Strain onions over a jug, reserving liquid.

2 To make dressing, combine oil and coriander in a blender. Add reserved onion liquid. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

3 Combine lettuce, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, olives, tortilla strips and onions in a large serving bowl. Pour over half the dressing. Toss to combine. Top with avocados.

4 Serve salad with remaining dressing.

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