In a pot of boiling water, cook the hibiscus flowers for 20 minutes. Strain
and set aside.
For the dressing, in a bowl, whisk
together the olive oil
, vinegar, mustard and garlic. Thin with a little water if necessary. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a bowl, mix the tomatoes
, cilantro leaves, lettuces and onions
with the drained hibiscus flowers. Add some dressing
and mix again. Season with salt and pepper.
Cook's Note: Hibiscus flowers bring a nice acidity to this salad.