Mango - Avocado Salad
Fresh tart mango, creamy avocado, tangy lime with a flash of spice. This is a wonderful summer salad."Family loved this summer salad. Omitted the cayenne pepper. Added a teaspoon of sugar to the dressing. Drizzled dressing over the plated salad and topped with chopped fresh cilantro. " - Veerquilt
Yield: 4 Ready in 20 minutes
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|2 mediumMangos; Ripe and fresh|
|2 mediumAvocados; firm, not squishy|
|4 mediumLettuce leaves|
|-- Lime Dressing --|
|4 tablespoonsKey Lime juice; - about 4 limes (not Persian limes)|
|1 pinchCayenne pepper; - to taste|
|1 tablespoonSesame Oil; - dark (toasted)|
|3 tablespoonsCanola oil; - or other light flavored oil|
|-- Garnish --|
|1 tablespoonKey lime zest; - grated|
Mango - Avocado Salad Preparation
1. Peel and dice mangos into 1/2 inch cubes
2. Halve, seed, and peel avocado. Dice into 1/2 inch cubes
3. Mix gently together and drizzle with Lime Dressing.
4. Place on lettuce leaves, sprinkle with lime rind and serve at once.
Lime Dressing: In a small bowl mix lime juice, salt, and cayenne. Using a whisk or fork, gradually beat in the oil until well combined.
Each (app 1 cup) serving contains an estimated:
Cals: 256, FatCals: 200, TotFat: 24g
SatFat: 3g, PolyFat: 6g, MonoFat: 15g
Chol: 0mg, Na: 156mg, K: 477mg
TotCarbs: 14g, Fiber: 4g, Sugars: 7g
NetCarbs: 10g, Protein: 2g
While there is some fat in the oil and avocado it is the "good" (mono-unsaturated) version.
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