Mango & Avocado Salad With Toasted Coconut & Thai Basil

A fresh zesty salad for Spring!

This salad makes a delicious lunch or dinner as the weather warms up. With Avocado, full of vitamins and fatty acids, this salad will also help promote luminous skin.

Salad

  • 1 head butter lettuce, washed & dried thoroughly 
  • 1-2 Lebanese cucumbers, sliced diagonally
  • 1 large mango, sliced
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1 bunch Thai basil (about ¼ cup leaves)
  • 6 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced
  • 2 tbs roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 2-3 tbs toasted flaked coconut
  • Zest of 1 lime

Dressing

  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 tbs tamari
  • 1 tbs pure maple syrup (OR 1 tsp brown sugar OR coconut sugar)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Pinch of chili flakes to your taste

Instructions

  1. Arrange the lettuce onto a large serving plate.
  2. Add the cucumber, mango, and avocado, and then using your hands ensure all of the ingredients are evenly placed throughout the salad.
  3. Next top with the sliced spring onions (scallions), fresh Thai basil leaves, peanuts, toasted coconut, and fresh lime zest.
  4. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake to combine.
  5. Pour the dressing over the salad just before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe by Gather & Feast

★★★★★
"A luxurious skin food, that I noticed a significant difference in the feel & texture of my skin in just a week."

- Elizabeth P.