Indian summers and mangoes go hand-in-hand and throwing them into a salads is the ultimate way of beating the heat!

This is Mango + Avocado Summer Salad also includes slices of sweet oranges, crunchy celery and chives and the dressing is a gorgeous balsamic and orange juice one with marinated onions and red chillies! Again this recipe is also a make ahead, and simply assemble at the last minute one!

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The Recipe


  • Dressing:
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic
  • Chopped Onion
  • Half/Full Red Chilli
  • Orange Zest
  • ½ cup Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Salad:
  • 3-4 Chopped Chives
  • 1 Chopped Celery Stalk
  • 1 cup Mint Leaves
  • Mango Slices
  • Avocado Slices
  • Orange Slices
  • Chopped Almonds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Flax Seeds


  • In a mixing bowl, pour in some olive oil, balsamic vinegar, orange juice, red chilli, chopped onion and stir it well so that it gets mixed.
  • 2. Shred some orange zest in the bowl.
  • 3. Sprinkle some sea salt and black pepper. Give it a good whisk.
  • 4. Take fresh chives and finely chop them with a cutter.
  • 5. Similarly, for the celery follow the fine chopping tip. Now assemble the salad in a bowl/plate.
  • 6. Firstly for the base, add the mint leaves.
  • 7. Then add slices of mango, avocado and orange.
  • 8. Put the chopped celery, chives, almonds, pumpkin seeds and flax seeds.
  • 9. Pour the dressing made on the salad.
  • 10. Garnish with long stance of fresh chives.
  • 11. Ready to Serve

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