Sweet salad mix, baby spicy salad mix, baby arugula, bell peppers, yellow seasoning peppers, hot peppers, garlic chives, Italian basil, Thai basil, lemongrass, recao, plenty of sweet potatoes with bright red skin and orange flesh, small pumpkins, sweet papayas, passionfruit, melons, lots of pineapples, lots of dragonfruit, and from our partners we will have the perfect pairing: creamy, mild Fiddlewood Farm goat cheese, and three types of sweet, fruity mangoes from Tropical Exotics!
Luca’s Secret Super Summer Salad
Serves 3 to 5 adults
One bag ARTfarm sweet mix (extra points if you add some baby arugula or spicy mix)
One Nam Doc Mai mango, cubed
Half a fresh Fiddlewood Farms Chevre goat cheese or more
Sweet fresh small onion, minced
Apple cider vinegar, approx. 4 Tbspn or to taste
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, about the same amount as the vinegar
Sea salt – to taste
Pine nuts, if you have any. Or sunflower seeds – lightly dry roasted
Whisk the vinegar and oil together with the salt. Toss with the lettuce and onion to coat lightly. Arrange the mango and goat cheese artfully on top of the salad. Sprinkle a handful of lightly toasted pinenuts or sunflower seeds over the top to make it really over the top. Present to the sounds of Ooohs and Ahhhhs, then toss before serving.