Recipe: Mango and Avocado Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts


  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, seed removed & diced
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, seed removed & diced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cups baby spinach, shredded
  • 1 cup pumpkin, diced
  • 1 small sweet potato, diced
  • 1 Spanish onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbs sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 5 tbs extra virgin olive oil   


  1. Place sweet potato, pumpkin and onion in a baking tray and drizzle with 2tbs olive oil. Bake until cooked through and slightly crispy.  
  2. In a small mixing bowl, mash mango & avocado together. Add lime juice, sweet chilli and 1tbs of olive oil. Combine. Mix in coriander. 
  3. In a fry pan, heat 1tbs olive oil. Toast pine nuts & set aside.
  4. Place baby spinach in a salad bowl. Mix in baked veggies and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. Stir through mango avocado salad dressing. Serve & enjoy.

Editor’s Note: This recipe was created for part of my work as ambassador with Nuts For Life. For more information on nuts, click here.