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Recipe: Papaya Banana Coconut Salad

Pacific Islands, Samoa
10 minutes

Materials & Procedures


  1. 1 large ripe papaya
  2. 3 ripe bananas
  3. ½ c. coconut milk or cream
  4. 1 lime
  5. 1 tsp sugar


  1. Remove seeds and skin from ripe papaya.
  2. Dice the fruit into fairly large chunks.
  3. Add sliced ripe bananas.
  4. Squeeze lime juice over the whole thing and sprinkle with about 1 tsp. sugar.
  5. Add the coconut milk or cream and stir all together.
  6. Add shredded coconut if desired and then serve.

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Esera Lafi

This recipe was submitted to World Wise Schools by Esera Lafi, Associate Peace Corps Director/Education, Peace Corps/Samoa.

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