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Cucumber, Mango, and Spinach Salad

4 servings

Source: Amy Joy Lanou, PhD

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 roasted red pepper hummus.

About the Recipe

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


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 c (12 g))
  • lime, juiced (1)
  • seasoned rice vinegar (1/2 c (120 mL))
  • ground black pepper (1/8 tsp (0.6 mL))


  1. Wash and drain spinach, tear or chop 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.

  4. Optional: Add beans or whole grains, or serve salad in a pita pocket!

Nutrition Facts

Per serving:

Calories: 86

Fat: 0.6 g

     Saturated Fat: 0.1 g

     Calories From Fat: 5.5%

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Protein: 2.8 g

Carbohydrate: 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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