Thursday, September 25, 2014

Avocado Mango and Sprout Salad: Easy Affordable Raw Recipe

Avocado Mango and Sprout Salad with
Fat-Free Sweet and Spicy Mango Dressing

This is a longtime favorite salad that, of course, had to go in Easy Affordable Raw. Sunflower sprouts add a fresh crunch, and the avocados and mushrooms add substance to this
hearty salad that is perfect for either lunch or dinner.

For the Salad
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup (70 g) sliced mushrooms
  • 1½ cups (265 g) mango chunks
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • ½ cup (50 g) walnuts
  • 1 cup (45 g) sunflower sprouts
  • (See how-to on page 40.)
For the Dressing
  • 1 cup (175 g) chopped mango
  • ½ cup (35 g) sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in
  • water for 30 minutes (See how-to on page 44.)
  • 6 dates, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) agave
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup (235 ml) water
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (10 g) minced onion
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

To make the salad: Assemble the salad by making a bed of Romaine two salad plates and arranging the remaining salad ingredients on top.

To make the dressing: Place all the dressing ingredients in a blender and puree until very smooth. Drizzle over the salad when ready to serve.

Leftover dressing can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to a few days.


Easy Affordable Raw: How to Go Raw on $10 a Day has over 100 raw recipes made with ingredients found at most local groceries. No exotic or hard to find things! Get your own copy at the link above.

What's YOUR favorite salad? Tell me in the comments below!!

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