If you don’t like your salad to be too spicy, deseed the jalapenos before chopping them. You can also add pitted Kalamata olives instead of jalapenos.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What can I use to maintain the spiciness of the salad without using jalapenos?
Skip the chopped jalapenos in the dressing and use cayenne pepper, paprika or black pepper instead.
Can I substitute cashews with other dry nuts?
Yes. You can almonds, pine nuts or walnuts instead of cashews or add a mix of all too.