ravaged numerous areas and have affected millions of people.
|A grove of fallen Florida avocado trees due to Hurricane Irma (Photo source: Terra Fresh Foods)|
of precious fruits and vegetables is affecting their availability and forcing food prices to sky-rocket.
supply for a while, but thankfully, other avocado-producing countries not
affected by the weather, will help fill the demand – at a higher price, of
you’ll find worthwhile no matter the price of this Heavenly fruit!
– Pistachio – Arugula Salad
Serves about 4
1 bag baby arugula (5–6 oz.), rinsed and spun-dry (Fresh baby spinach may be substituted)
|Arugula rinsed and dried|
1/3 cup good quality feta cheese, crumbled
|Cubed avocado and chopped pistachios|
Peel avocado; remove seed. Cut avocado into small cubes.
Place arugula in salad
bowl. Top with remaining ingredients – except dressing and pistachios.
Pour 1/4 cup dressing over salad; toss to coat.
Garnish with chopped pistachios. Serve immediately.
NOTE: If you’re a fan of fresh cilantro, add 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves to the dressing.
and pepper. (NOTE: Dressing may be made 1 day in advance. Refrigerate. Bring to
room temperature, and whisk just before adding to salad.)