this is my favorite salad in existence. i’m not much of a salad fan but when i shared this with folks at a restaurant i knew i had to have more. the salad is very basic. all you need to do is chop the vegetables, roast some pumpkin seeds, and throw some dressing together.
avocado mango salad with cilantro dressing
1/2 large avocado, peeled and thinly sliced (you should be able to pull the peel off with your hands easily when halved)
1/2 large mango, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 small jicama, peeled and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds
cilantro lime vinaigrette, to taste
1/2 cup cilantro, packed
1 large lime, squeezed
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
combine cilantro, lime juice, dijon, and rice wine vinegar in blender or food processor. slowly drizzle the oil in a steady stream until the dressing coats the back of a spoon. add the sugar and salt to taste. add more sugar to calm the tangy character of the dressing.