Serves 4 / A fresh and easy appetizer. Prep tip: If you can’t find passion fruit, substitute four fresh or canned guava, available in natural and Latino markets. Serving tip: Serve with sturdy lettuce or endive leaves to scoop.
2 passion fruit
6 ounces fresh bass (160 grams)
Juice from 2 limes
3/4 cup finely chopped onion (0.8 ounces)
5 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper (0.6 ounces)
1/3 cup finely diced fresh mango
1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Extra-virgin olive oil
1. Cut passion fruit in half. Scoop out pulp and press through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds. Save some seeds for decoration.
2. Cut bass into 1-inch cubes and place in a bowl. Squeeze lime juice over fish; add onion, bell pepper, mango, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in a splash of olive oil, then passion fruit pulp and juice.
3. Mix well and serve, decorated with passion fruit seeds.
PER SERVING: 97 cal, 26% fat cal, 3g fat, 1g sat fat, 29mg chol, 9g protein, 10g carb, 2g fiber, 34mg sodium