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Protein rich legumes and Avocado with Mango dressing

Protein rich salad

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Tomatoes, avocados and beans create a nutrient-rich salad. They also make salad rich in protein and fiber. Avocados are little high in fat, but it’s mostly healthy, unsaturated fat that lowers cholesterol.

This salad contains dressing of mango, which adds a unique taste to the salad. Make sure to use ripe mango and feel free to experiment with different seasonings and adjust them to your likings.

So enjoy this nutritious salad.

Yields: 5-6 servings
Preparation time: 15mins

Ingredients:

For dressing:

  • Chopped mango-1cup
  • Lemon juice-1tbsp
  • Mint leaves-a handful
  • Rock salt/black salt-1/2tsp

Salad:

  • Cooked black Chickpeas-1cup
  • Cooked soy bean- 1cup
  • Cooked peanuts-1/2cup (optional)
  • Avocado-1num  (peeled pitted and cubed)
  • Grape tomatoes sliced in half- 1cup
  • Chopped coriander- a handful

Procedure:

For dressing:

  • In a blender combine mango, lemon juice, mint, black salt and blend it until completely  smooth

For salad:

  • In a large bowl combine black chickpeas, soy beans, tomatoes, avocado, coriander  and mix well. Pour mango dressing over this and toss until coated well.

Note:

  • If Mango is tangy then few spoons of honey can be added
  • Any other veggies and legumes can be included as a variation.

This recipe is posted to Fiesta Friday #26

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on July 25, 2014, in Dips, International, Soups, Salad and Wraps and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 41 Comments.

  1. Looks simply delicious!

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  2. What a delectable recipe. The mango dressing is a great idea!!

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  3. What a intriguing combination of vegetables and fruits!

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  4. fading landmarks

    Sounds delicious, and not one ingredient in this salad that I don’t love.

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  5. Mango and avocado nice combination , tangy taste would be fantastic 🙂 yum!!

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  6. Avocados,lime,chickpeas n chopped mangoes!!wat a combo chitra!Love it!

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  7. I bet this tastes awesome!

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  8. Dressing is very interesting 🙂

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  9. Oh, that sounds delicious. I love bean salads and adding avocado would make this so creamy and tasty. Happy FF and have a good weekend.

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  10. Both the dressing and the salad sound really good!

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  11. what a wonderful salad, perfect for a picnic or summer BBQ, thanks for sharing:)

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  12. mango dressing sounds really interesting – I must try this!

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  13. Happy Happy Fiesta Friday, Chitra! I’m so happy to see you! I’m loving this salad… so fresh and healthy! I love the combination of ingredients…that dressing is so amazing with the mango, lemon, and mint… And peanuts? I never would have thought of them…that’s just brilliant. Seriously…brilliant! Thank you so much for bringing this great salad to the table tonight! And I LOVE that bowl! Awesome post! ❤

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  14. So beautiful and healthy! What a wonderful salad! 😀

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  15. Simple yet so flavorful

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  16. Aha ! – food that’s right up my alley ! – thank you a squillion time, Chitra ! Mind you, it’s a wee bit unlikely that I’ll serve it looking like yours … [grin]

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  17. I never would have thought of the combination of legumes and mango! Cool idea!

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  18. It’s mango season in South FL. This recipe is just perfect! Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Beautifully made combination. Loved it so much that ….
    When I made this, I added Sprouted moong beans for color combination and for healthy purpose, every one in the crowd, thought I made so… much effort. Thanks very much for lovely recipes.

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