Mixed greens mango and pecan salad

This festive salad is not only full of colour but has delicious healthy ingredients too!
Mixed greens, mango and pecan salad in a wooden bowl with wooden utensils.
8 servings / 15 min

Prep 15 min / Cook 0 min

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) orange juice
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) lime juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) canola oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) tequila (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper

Salad:

  • 8 cups (2 L) mixed greens
  • 2 oranges, sectioned
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) pecan halves
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lime zest
Directions
  1. In bowl, mix together orange and lime juices, vinegar, canola oil, honey, tequila and pepper. Season to taste. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  2. In another bowl, toss together greens, orange, mango, onion and cilantro.
  3. Drizzle 1/3 cup (75 mL) of dressing over salad and garnish with pecans and lime zest. Serve. Refrigerate remaining dressing for up to 3 days.

Cook's note: If you want to spice it up, add some diced and seeded jalapeno peppers.

Nutritional info per serving (1 of 8)
  • Calories 120
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 16 g
    Fibre 3 g
    Sugars 8 g
    Added sugars 1 g
  • Sodium 20 mg
  • Potassium 140 mg

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