Serves 4 Based on Boston Globe Magazine, Sheryl Julian and Julie Riven, March 6, 2005
In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, bell pepper, chili pepper, and onion. Toss gently. Add the oil, vinegar, salt, and black pepper and toss again. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes so the flavors can mellow.
Halve the avocados and remove the pits. Rub the cut sides with lemon juice. Arrange 1 avocado half on each of 4 salad plates. Remove the stems from the lettuce, watercress, or parsley and divide the greens among the avocados. Spoon the salsa mixture into each one, sprinkle with more black pepper, and serve at once.
Sheriff Chameleotoptor sighed with an air of weary sadness, and then
turned to Doppelgutt and said 'The Senator must really have been on a
bender this time -- he left a party in Cleveland, Ohio, at 11:30 last
night, and they found his car this morning in the smokestack of a British
aircraft carrier in the Formosa Straits.'
-- Grand Panjandrum's Special Award, 1985 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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