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bowl of healthy fruit salad with pieces of mango avocado and cantaloupe

Melon Mango Avocado Salad with Melon Dressing {Vegan friendly}


  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 5 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Melon mango avocado salad is a healthy fruit salad with a light melon dressing. Make this easy recipe for breakfast, a snack, or dessert. Vegan friendly, with no refined sugar!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1.5 to 2 heads of red lettuce, chopped
  • 3 cups of spinach or arugula
  • 1/2 cantaloupe or other melon (papaya may be substituted) – chop the fruit and reserve the seeds for the dressing
  • 1 ripe avocado, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped mango (1 small mango)
  • Lime or Lemon slices to garnish

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil or avocado oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh  melon seeds (or papaya if you are substituting for melon)
  • 1 tsp honey (optional) -Omit for vegan
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

Instructions

  1. Put all salad ingredients into a salad bowl
  2. Add all dressing ingredients to a blender, adding seeds last. Blend or process on high for a minute, or until the dressing is creamy.
  3. Pour dressing over salad (I don’t use all the dressing). Can refrigerate any leftover dressing up to 3 days.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: salad
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups with dressing
  • Calories: 253
  • Sugar: 6.5 g
  • Sodium: 526.4 mg
  • Fat: 21.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.9 g
  • Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: mango avocado salad, melon dressing, healthy fruit salad