Mango Cashew Salad

Leslie's Featured Recipes, Salads.
This simple, flavourful salad is bursting with antioxidants.  Use mangos that are slightly firm so they hold their shape when you mix the salad.  This recipe also makes a delicious salsa that pairs well with grilled fish and chicken.

Mango Cashew Salad

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredients
2 mangos, peeled and diced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (50 ml) red bell peppers, thinly sliced
16 cashews
1/2 cup (125 ml) cilantro, finely chopped
2 tbsp (25 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
1/8 tsp (1/2 ml) red pepper flakes

Directions

In a large bowl, toss mango, red onions, bell peppers, cashews and cilantro.

Add lime juice and red pepper flakes, toss to coat.  Serve cold. 

Serves 4.

Per 3/4 cup (175 ml) serving: 166 cal, 3 g pro, 7 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 26 g carb, 3 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 6 mg sodium

Excellent source of: beta-carotene, vitamin C

Good source of: vitamin K, magnesium

Low in sodium

Low in saturated fat

Low in cholesterol

Source: Heart Healthy Foods for Life