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kachubari saladEnjoyed by Kenyans and Tanzanians alike, this recipe combines tomatoes, red onions, cilantro, chile, and lime juice. This flavorful recipe is easy to make and is a perfect dish for summer entertaining.  

3 - 4 large tomatoes
1/2 of a medium sized red onion
2 - 3 teaspoons of lemon or lime juice
2 - 3 teaspoons of olive oil
Salt and ground pepper to taste
Fresh cilantro
1/4 slice of an avocado for garnishing
2 chiles (optional)


Slice onions into thin rings, and rinse them with cold water.
Add sliced tomatoes and onions into a medium salad bowl.
Finely chop chiles and cilantro, and stir into the mixture.
In a separate bowl, mix lemon/lime juice and olive oil.
Drizzle the oil/juice mixture over the onions, tomato, chilies,
and cilantro just before serving to avoid sogginess.

Season with salt and pepper, garnish with avocado, and ENJOY!

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Seed Programs International (SPI)

Seed Programs InternationalSeed Programs International (SPI) is a non-profit, tax exempt, non-governmental humanitarian organization.

We work thorough other humanitarian organizations, church groups, service clubs and individual donors, to provide quality seed to impoverished communities in developing countries enabling them to grow some of their own food. In addition to seed, SPI provides critical seed expertise and experience operating seed based self help programs.”

SPI is operated by individuals with over 50 years seed industry experience plus over 20 years experience in vegetable research and production. We also have 15 years experience operating programs that have successfully shipped seed to over 70 countries on five continents. SPI has shipped enough seed to plant over 1,000,000 vegetable gardens, providing more than 20 kinds of vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals often missing in people’s diets.