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Papaya, avocado and grain salad

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  • Egg free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • Healthier living
  • Diabetes friendly
  • No added sugar
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Contains wholegrains
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein
  • 2 serves veg or fruit

In this vibrant papaya salad, the golden fruit works a treat with the creamy avocado, peppery rocket, juicy tomatoes and zingy dressing. 

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
papaya salad


  • 1 cup (200g) McKenzie’s Lentils, Freekeh & Beans Superblend, rinsed, drained
  • 1 small papaya, seeded, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 150g Coles Australian Kale & Baby Spinach
  • 1 bunch coriander, leaves picked
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 250g pkt baby cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 200g Perino tomatoes, halved
  • 2 avocados, stoned, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (70g) roasted salted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 2 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tsp mirin
  • 3cm ginger, finely grated

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 2343kJ/561 Cals (27%), Protein: 19g (38%), Fat: 36g (51%), Sat Fat: 5g (21%), Carb: 36g (12%), Sugar: 9g (10%), Dietary Fibre: 18g (60%), Sodium: 179mg (9%).

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the lentil mixture following packet directions. Refresh under cold running water. Drain well. Transfer to a serving bowl with the papaya, kale mixture, coriander leaves, red onion, cucumbers, tomato and avocado and gently toss to combine. Sprinkle with peanut.

  2. Step 2

    Place mustard, oil, vinegar, mirin and ginger in a screw-top jar and shake until well combined. Season. Drizzle over salad to serve.