This salad or comparable greens and fruit combinations are served in all parts of Africa. The salad is ideal for a group of women on any occasion and men also appreciate it on a hot day. It is especially appropriate for a weekend or outdoor luncheon.


Lime Dressing Edit


  1. In a 2-gallon bowl: stem, wash, and tear into medium-sized pieces: raw spinach, romaine, chicory and lettuce.
  2. Fill the bowls with the mixture of greens.
  3. Use any fresh fruits, coconut, and chopped peanuts in combinations like this:.
  4. And 1 pint-basket strawberries or any berries in season.
  5. Arrange the fruits attractively in the individual salad bowls or in one large bowl.
  6. Serve with lime dressing

Lime Dressing Edit

  1. Grate limes, and add grated rinds with their juice to 1 quart mayonnaise.
  2. Fold in whipped cream sweetened with 2 tbsp sugar and a few drops green vegetable coloring.
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