Chana’s Favorite Recipes: Mango and Watermelon Salad

Source: mango.org

115 calories per serving • 28g carbs • 1g fat • 2g protein

This is a wonderful summer salad that is great served as a side with just about anything that is grilled.

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 2 large (or 3 small) ripe, slightly soft mangos, peeled, pitted and cut in large dice
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon, cut in large dice
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapeño pepper, chopped
  • 12 small cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup watercress, washed and dried

Directions

Preparation

1 To Prepare the Salad:
2 In a medium stainless steel bowl, combine the mango, watermelon, onion, jalapeno and tomatoes.
3 To Prepare the Dressing:
4 In a small bowl whisk the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, honey and salt.
5 To Serve:
6 Drizzle dressing over the mango mixture and toss with cilantro and watercress.
7 Serving Suggestion: Remove watercress and pair with grilled chicken or fish.

Source: © 2008 National Mango Board

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