Mango and Smoked Turkey Salad
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
This recipe includes handy instructions for dealing with whole, fresh mangos.

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  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
Category: Salads
Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, Green

Ingredients

2 ripe mangos
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups mixed salad greens
1 pound smoked turkey, cut in 1-inch pieces
1 cup cucumber cubes
1 cup halved grape tomatoes   

Directions

With narrow side facing up, slice on each side of pit to remove "cheeks." 

With a knife, crisscross cheeks to make small cubes, do not cut through skin; press skin so cut side pops outward; cut or scrape off cubes. 

Peel center section; cut off mango pieces. 

Repeat this process with second mango. 

Set aside 3 cups mango cubes; place 1 cup of trimmings and smaller pieces in a food processor or blender and puree. 

In a small bowl, whisk together mango puree, vegetable oil, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper. 

In a large bowl, toss mixed greens, mango cubes, turkey, cucumber and tomatoes with mango dressing. 

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C and a good source of folate and fiber.  

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    181
  • Carbohydrates:    15g
  • Total Fat:    5.7g
  • Cholesterol:    34mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.6g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    472 mg
  • Protein:    19g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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