Avocado and Mango Salad

This summery salad is packed with fresh flavors, including mango and avocado dressed in a chile-lime vinaigrette. It comes together in just 20 minutes, no cooking required.

Avocado and Mango Salad
Photo: © Emily Farris
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder

  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 (10-ounce) heads of butter lettuce, washed, dried, and torn into bite-sized pieces

  • 3 mangoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice

  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, and cut into 1/2-inch dice


  1. To prepare the vinaigrette, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, agave nectar, cumin, chile powder, and jalapeño in a small mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss the lettuce leaves, mango, red onion, and cilantro with vinaigrette. Divide among 8 bowls and top with the avocado.

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