2 c chopped tomatoes
1/2 a cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 small pepper, chopped (spicy or not, your choice)
1/4 onion, chopped
juice from 1 lemon, about 3 Tbsp
1 c fresh basil, coarsley chopped and loosly packed
2 medium or 1 large clove garlic
4 dates or 2 Tbsp agave (optional)
salt, to taste
cayenne, to taste
1 avocado, sliced as garnish
Except avocado, blend all ingredients to desired consistency, leaving it chunky or going until it’s completely smooth. Garnish with sliced avocado.
- To reduce the energy (and associated CO2 emissions) needed to grow and transport the food we eat.
- To avoid paying a premium for food that is scarcer or has travelled a long way.
- To support the local economy •to reconnect with nature’s cycles and the passing of time.
- Most importantly, seasonal food is fresher and so tends to be tastier and more nutritious.