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Raw Alkalising Heirloom Tomato, Avocado and Spirulina Salad Recipe

Perfectly ripe heirloom tomatoes are so delicious that the best way to do them justice is to eat them as a salad, simply dressed with lemon juice and olive oil. This salad is a twist to that, with added spirulina and avocado. Spirulina crunchies only contain spirulina, they have no added ingredient, but somehow the way they are produced makes them taste different from powdered spirulina, and add a crunchy element to this salad. But of course, you can use spirulina powder if you can't get the crunchies. If you can, leave the sea salt out ; the salad is naturally and delicately salted by the addition of seaweed. You may use any sea vegetable you have on hand, I like to use dulse because it is thought to contain Sodium, Potassium and its other minerals in a ratio that is suited for human health.

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Posted by: michael
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Cuisine

British

Time

< 15 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

2

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You will need

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about 500g heirloom tomatoes, chopped OR

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about 500g heirloom tomatoes, chopped OR

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about 500g mixed wild tomatoes

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2 Tbsp olive oil, optional More products
1 lemon, juiced More products
1 shallot, finely chopped More products
2 cloves garlic, crushed More products
pink himalayan crystal salt to taste, optional OR More products
chilli salt, to taste, optional

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2 heaped Tbsp spirulina crunchies OR

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1 Tbsp organic spirulina powder More products
small handful chopped dulse, rehydrayed in water for at least 10 minutes, then chopped OR More products
1 handful fresh dulse, rinsed well and chopped OR
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freshly ground black peppercorns to taste More products
small bunch basil, chopped

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small bunch coriander, chopped

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1 avocado More products
2 Tbsp shelled hemp seeds, for garnish

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Method

  • Chop the heirloom tomatoes into a bowl. In a smaller bowl, combine the lemon juice, chopped shallot, crushed garlic, dulse, spirulina powder or crunchies, olive oil and salt (if using). Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste. Add the dressing, chopped herbs and cubed avocado flesh to the tomatoes and toss gently. Garnish with shelled hemp seeds if you wish, and serve.

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