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Mango Avocado Salad

Mango Avocado Salad with Bacon! Butter lettuce is topped with fresh mango, avocado, bacon & queso fresco and drizzled with a mouthwatering vinaigrette in this tropical summer salad!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Kitchen Prep

Ingredients

  • 1 head butter lettuce or any soft lettuce like Boston Bibb
  • 1 avocado pitted, peeled & sliced
  • 1 mango peeled & sliced
  • 4-5 strips bacon cooked until crisp & chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco

For Queso Fresco Dressing

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco

Instructions

  • Place lettuce in a large serving bowl. Top with avocado and mango.

Make Dressing

  • In a blender or food processor, process all ingredients together until smooth. Season to taste.

Assemble Salad

  • Drizzle dressing, over salad. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and extra queso fresco if desired.

Notes

Variations
  • Add protein like grilled shrimp, chicken or fish to make the salad more substantial and filling.
  • Try adding extra color and flavor with sliced red onion, grape tomatoes or grilled corn.
Diet-Specific Subtitutions
  • Vegan & Dairy-Free: Swap out regular mayonnaise, queso fresco and bacon for plant-based versions. Use date syrup or agave instead of honey.