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Georgie's Mango Papaya Salad

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"A nice, refreshing tart and sweet salad made with mango, papaya and avocado that is excellent for any time of year. This will turn any meal into a special occasion. Perfect for tropical themed parties!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 148
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place half of the mango and half of the papaya into the container of a food processor or blender along with balsamic vinegar. Puree until smooth, and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add almonds, and cook stirring constantly until lightly browned. Add brown sugar, and stir to coat. Remove from heat, and pour candied almonds onto a piece of waxed paper, separating any clumps. Set aside to cool.
  3. Just before serving, place romaine lettuce in a large serving bowl. Cube remaining mango and papaya halves, and toss gently with avocado and lettuce. Drizzle the pureed fruit over the salad and lightly salt. Sprinkle with candied almonds, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 148 calories; 9.4 16 2.7 5 25 Full nutrition

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Completely excellent. I made this as directed except for using more mango and avocado - and I layered instead of tossed because I like the way it looks. Thanks for the recipe!!

Most helpful critical review

This was very healthy and light and decent, but not spectacular. I figure that the salad is only as good as the ripeness of the fruits. Unusual combination of fruits though, considering avocad...

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Completely excellent. I made this as directed except for using more mango and avocado - and I layered instead of tossed because I like the way it looks. Thanks for the recipe!!

I made it with white balsamic vinegar (I've only just recently discovered it - I like it much more than the dark - and also a Romaine/iceberg mix. I was really surprised how well the fruits and ...

This isn't just a side salad, as yes, it could be. It can also be a hot summer day meal, a desert, or a tasty snack. When canding almonds always stir through the whole cooking time, then they wo...

This was very healthy and light and decent, but not spectacular. I figure that the salad is only as good as the ripeness of the fruits. Unusual combination of fruits though, considering avocad...

I really wanted to like this. And it was good. However, "sugaring" the almonds was tricky, burnt them on the first try. watch the amount of butter. also the dressing, though good, is heavy. d...

This was a really tasty salad and perfect for what I had in mind. I did use less vinegar and butter but that is just a personal preference.

This was so refreshing. We had this as a side salad for dinner, but I could see this with a sandwich at lunch. The "dressing" was an unexpected surprise. I was concerned that it would have a ...

Fantastic! I'm not a huge fan of either mango or papaya, but this blew me away!

The flavors of this salad were amazing! Great textures, especially enjoyed the candied almonds. This will be a great accompaniment to grilled chicken in the future. Thanks for sharing!