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Mango Salad with Mint Yogurt Dressing Recipe

An abundant planter full of mint inspired me to create this summery salad. The flavors pair together so well, and really let the freshness of the mint shine. —Natalie Klein, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium mangoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium Gala apples, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl combine the mangoes and apples. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon lime juice; toss to coat.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, honey, ginger, salt and remaining lime juice. Stir into mango mixture. Sprinkle with mint and toss to coat. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 105 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 fruit.