5 ways to make papaya go further
Papaya is deliciously sweet and packed with nutrients on its own, so we don’t blame you if you devour it immediately after buying it. However, it’s also super versatile – as these recipes prove. Here are our favourite ways to jazz up papaya.
1. In a smoothie
Make a creamy drink by blending papayas with banana and plain yoghurt, or thicken it with the addition of almonds.
2. In a salsa
A papaya salsa is the perfect accompaniment to a spicy curry, as Zola Nene showed us.
Or you can make a sweet version for a dessert with tropical flavours:
3. Bake it
Tired of banana bread? Give your lockdown loaf a fresh spin by replacing bananas with papayas.
Recipe to try: Papaya loaf
4. Juice it
Give the impressive nutritional value of papayas an extra boost by blending it with carrots and oranges.
Recipe to try: Energising carrot, orange and papaya juice
5. In a salad
Papaya pairs beautifully with avocado – it’s the perfect mix for a refreshing, healthy salad.
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