It might not seem like it but, by all intents and purposes, this is a fruit salad, mostly. I think most people forget that avocados (like tomatoes) are a fruit. I just think it’s because of what we are used to having them in – guacamole, tacos, etc.
This salad is hearty and just slightly spicy from the Cilantro Lime Dressing. It’s also very fresh tasting and perfect for your next picnic. Something I look forward to now that the weather is so nice.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Mango Avocado Salad
- 2 mangos, cubed
- 2 avocados, cubed
- 1/4 cup red cabbage, chopped
- 1/8 cup Cilantro Lime Dressing
- First thing you want to do is cube your mangos. You should watch my video on How to cut a mango for that. If you are looking for other mango recipe ideas, try this Spicy Mango Popsicle!
- Now you basically want to do the same thing to the avocado. Something to consider with the avocados for this recipe: you want them to be just ripe. If they are overly ripe, they will get all mushy when you are tossing the salad.
- Now add the 2 mangos cubed, 2 avocados cubed, 1/4 cup chopped red cabbage and half of the dressing. Toss it lightly, adding more dressing if desired.
This recipe was originally published on CookingStoned.TV and is republished with permission here.
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