I love fruit in my salads. I also love to make my own salad dressing. For those of you who’ve never made your own dressing, it’s so easy! For this mango and goat cheese salad recipe, I use a tasty homemade mango lime dressing. All you need are mangoes, honey, lime juice, coconut oil and sea salt.

homemade mango lime dressing

If you want to make this salad a meal that will fill you up, top it with a cup of quinoa for a protein and fiber boost!

spinach mango salad

Mango and Goat Cheese Salad with Homemade Dressing
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Recipe type: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Ingredients
  • For salad:
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup mango, chopped
  • ½ avocado (4-5 slices)
  • 1 tbsp raw unsalted almonds, sliced
  • 2 tbsp crumbled goat cheese (omit if vegan, or substitute with cooked quinoa)
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • For dressing:
  • ¼ cup mango, chopped
  • 1 tsp raw honey, melted
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp warm water
Instructions
  1. Prepare dressing by combining all dressing ingredients in a blender and blending until pureed. Set aside.
  2. Add spinach leaves, avocado slices and mango chunks to a large salad bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad mix and toss to coat.
  4. Top with crumbled goat cheese and sliced almonds.
  5. Season with sea salt and pepper if desired.
Serving size: 1 bowl Calories: 380 Fat: 34g Carbohydrates: 28g Sugar: 19g Sodium: 113mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 7g

mango goat cheese salad