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Mango Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing

This Mango Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing is the perfect healthy fruit salad dish for a sunny day! The juicy sweetness of the mangoes combined with the creamy texture of the avocados and the zesty kick of the lime dressing will leave your taste buds wanting more!

This Tex-Mex-inspired salad goes well with grilled fish or chicken, especially in the warmer months. You can also serve it as a simple dip with tortilla chips. Give this easy and healthy recipe a try and let me know what you think!

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Why you’ll love this salad

If you’re looking for a delicious summer salad that’s packed with fresh flavors, look no further than this Mango Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing. This dish is perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for fish, and it’s also great for bringing to a potluck.

One of the things that makes this salad so special is the combination of juicy mangoes and creamy avocados. These two fruits work together to create a dish that’s both sweet and savory, and the addition of the tangy lime dressing gives it a zesty kick that really makes the flavors pop.

Is Avocado Mango Salad healthy?

But this salad isn’t just delicious – it’s also incredibly healthy. Mangoes and avocados are both packed with vitamins and nutrients that are essential for maintaining good health, and the lime dressing adds a boost of vitamin C.

Making this salad is also incredibly easy. Simply dice the mangoes and avocados and toss them with some red onion, then drizzle the lime dressing on top. You can also add some cilantro, corn and black beans for some extra flavor.

Overall, this Mango Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing is a must-try for anyone who loves fresh, flavorful salads. It’s perfect for summer, it makes a great side dish for fish, and it’s always a hit at potlucks. So why not give it a try today?

RELATED: Fresh and Easy Mango Salsa

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What do you need to make a Mango and Avocado Salad?

To make this refreshing summer salad you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 mangoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium avocados, cubed
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt and black pepper, if desired

For the full list of ingredients, and the printable recipe, be sure to check out the recipe card below.

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How to make this Mango Avocado Lime Salad

This salad is so easy to make! This mango salad requires minimal preparation and can be made quickly, making it a great choice for a simple and healthy meal or side dish. The key to making this salad successfully is to use ripe mangoes and avocados, which will be easier to dice and have a sweeter and creamier texture that complements the tangy lime dressing. To make this salad, dice ripe mangoes and avocados and mix them with a simple lime dressing made from fresh lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Step 1: Toss together the mango, avocado, and onion.

Step 2: Drizzle the fruits with the olive oil and lime juice. Toss to mix.

Step 3: Season with salt and black pepper, if desired, and serve immediately.

Make this Mango Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing, then check out my Strawberry Almond Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Salad Dressing, Avocado Chicken Salad and Summer Berry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing and more of my healthy summer salad recipes.  

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Read on for tips and substitution ideas on how to make this recipe, such as how to customize this salad, and how to store this salad.

What substitutions can be made to this salad?

There are several substitutions that can be made in a mango avocado salad, depending on your taste preferences and the ingredients you have on hand. Here are a few ideas:

  • Mango: If you don’t have fresh mango, you can substitute with another sweet fruit such as diced pineapple or papaya.
  • Avocado: If you don’t have fresh avocado, you can use pre-packaged guacamole or mashed avocado as a substitute.
  • Lime Dressing: If you don’t have fresh lime juice, you can use lemon juice or white wine vinegar instead. Additionally, you can customize the dressing by adding ingredients like honey, Dijon mustard, or minced garlic to suit your taste.
  • Additional Ingredients: To add more flavor and texture to the salad, you can add ingredients like diced red onion, chopped cilantro, crumbled feta cheese, or toasted nuts like almonds or pepitas.

Overall, the key to making a delicious mango avocado salad is to use fresh, high-quality ingredients and to adjust the recipe to your taste preferences. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavor combinations to create a salad that you love!

When is a mango ripe?

mango is ripe when it’s slightly soft to the touch and has a fragrant, fruity aroma. The color of the mango can also indicate ripeness, as the skin will change from green to yellow, orange, or red depending on the variety.

To check if a mango is ripe, gently squeeze it with your fingers. If it gives slightly, it’s likely ripe and ready to eat. However, be careful not to squeeze too hard, as this can bruise the fruit. You can also smell the mango near the stem end to see if it has a sweet, tropical fragrance.

If you purchase a mango that’s not yet ripe, you can ripen it at home by placing it in a paper bag at room temperature for a few days. The bag will help trap the natural ethylene gas that the mango produces, which can help speed up the ripening process. Once the mango is ripe, you can store it in the refrigerator for a few days to help prolong its shelf life.

When is an avocado ripe?

An avocado is ripe when it yields to gentle pressure. When you gently press on the skin of an avocado, it should give slightly, but not be too soft or mushy. If the avocado is still hard and doesn’t give when pressed, it is not yet ripe.

If you’re planning to make this salad immediately, look for an avocado that is ripe and ready to eat. However, if you’re not planning to make this salad for a few days, you can choose one that is still firm and allow it to ripen at room temperature. Placing the avocado in a paper bag or with an apple can help to speed up the ripening process.

It’s important to note that avocados do not ripen on the tree, so it’s normal to purchase them when they are still firm. Additionally, avocados can quickly become overripe and spoil, so it’s important to keep an eye on them and use them promptly once they are ripe.

How long does mango and avocado salad keep?

Mango and avocado salad with lime dressing is best enjoyed immediately after it’s made. However, if you have leftovers, they can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one day.

Keep in mind that the avocado in the salad may start to brown and the texture may become mushy if it sits for too long, so it’s best to eat it as soon as possible. If you do need to store the salad, try to minimize air exposure by pressing plastic wrap or a piece of parchment paper directly onto the surface of the salad to help prevent browning. When you’re ready to eat it, give the salad a quick stir and add additional lime dressing as needed to refresh the flavors.

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☀️ Celebrate Summer with this easy salad!

Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad

Indulge in the ultimate summer delight with our Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad Recipe and let the flavors transport you to a sunny beachside retreat. Whether you’re seeking a satisfying meal or a crowd-pleasing dish, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your culinary repertoire. So, grab your apron and get ready to embark on a culinary journey that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy!

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Other fresh summer salad recipes to try

  • Mexican Inspired Grilled Chicken Salad with Creamy Honey Lime Dressing – The juicy grilled chicken blends well with the creamy honey lime dressing and the greens and veggies make a great salad for lunch, dinner, or a snack. 
  • Vegetarian Mexican Inspired Pasta Salad – Tender pasta is combined with Mexican-inspired flavors that’s loaded with corn, black beans, tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro, and a creamy lime dressing for a perfect summer time salad.
  • Summer Corn Salad – made with sweet, buttery corn, sweet tomatoes, vibrant red onions, crisp cucumbers, flavorful feta cheese, fresh basil and a tasty dressing. It’s the perfect side dish salad for a summer BBQ!

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Avocado and Mango Salad Recipe.

Mango and Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing Recipe

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Looking for a delicious and healthy salad that's packed with flavor? Look no further than Mango Avocado Salad! This refreshing salad combines juicy mangoes, creamy avocados, and zesty lime dressing to create a dish that's perfect for any occasion. Not only is this salad tasty, but it's also packed with essential vitamins and nutrients, making it a healthy choice for anyone. So whether you're looking for a quick lunch or a tasty side dish, give Mango Avocado Salad a try today!


  • 2 mangoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium avocados, cubed
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt and black pepper, if desired


  1. Toss together the mango, avocado, and onion.
  2. Drizzle the fruits with the olive oil and lime juice. Toss to mix.
  3. Season with salt and black pepper, if desired.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 331Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 155mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 10gSugar: 24gProtein: 4g

The provided nutrition information is an estimate and it does not take brands into account. I use an automatic API to calculate this information.

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