Papaya Greens Salad

Papaya Greens Salad

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Salad

Type: Fusion

Crunchy salad made with mixed lettuce and papaya


  • Medium ripe papaya, peeled, halved and seeds removed 1
  • Rocket leaves 5 to 6
  • Romaine lettuce leaves 5 to 6
  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 5 to 6
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Kasundi mustard 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Black peppercorns, crushed to taste
  • Green chilli 1
  • Extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsps
  • Small radish 1
  • Small cucumber 1
  • Cherry tomatoes 3 to 4
  • Small yellow tomatoes 2 to 3
  • Spring onion bulb 1
  • Medium green capsicum ΒΌ
  • Micro greens for garnishing


  • Roughly tear rocket, romaine and iceberg lettuce leaves and put into a bowl.
  • To make the dressing, blend together half the papaya, ginger, kasundi mustard, lemon juice, salt, crushed peppercorns, green chilli and extra virgin olive oil in a blender to a smooth mixture.
  • With a vegetable peeler peel the radish and cucumber into ribbons. Place in a mixing bowl.
  • Quarter cherry and yellow tomatoes, diagonally slice spring onion bulb and slice capsicum into thin strips and add all of it to the bowl. Toss.
  • Cut the remaining papaya into slices and add to the bowl. Add salad leaves, 2-3 tablespoons of dressing and mix gently. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and toss.
  • Transfer onto a serving plate. Garnish with micro greens, drizzle some more of the dressing on top. Serve immediately.