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Cucumber, Mango, and Spinach Salad

4 servings

Source: Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D.

This colorful salad is full of antioxidants that can help keep you healthy! To keep you full longer, pair this fruit and veggie packed salad with a whole grain and legume. For example, eat it with pita and hummus on the side or stuff the salad into a pita pocket with a roasted red pepper hummus inside too.

About the Recipe

86 Calories · 2.8 g Protein · 3.8 g Fiber
Lunch
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings


  • fresh spinach (1 bunch or bag)
  • mango, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces (1)
  • large cucumber, peeled and sliced (1)
  • green onions, thinly sliced (6)
  • fresh basil, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • lime, juiced (1)
  • seasoned rice vinegar (1/2 cup)
  • ground black pepper (1/8 tsp.)

Directions

  1. Wash and drain spinach, tear into bite-size pieces, if necessary, and put into a large serving bowl.



  2. Toss mango, cucumber, green onions, and basil in a medium bowl. Add lime juice and vinegar and stir to mix.



  3. Arrange mango mixture on spinach and sprinkle with black pepper.



Nutrition Facts

Calories: 86
Fat: 0.6 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
     Calories from Fat: 5.5%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 2.8 g
Carbohydrates: 19.4 g
Sugar: 13.8 g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Sodium: 32 mg
Calcium: 96 mg
Iron: 2.1 mg
Vitamin C: 44 mg
Beta-Carotene: 3,099 mcg
Vitamin E: 1.7 mg

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