Fresh, ripe mango is blended with olive oil and cashews to create the most delicious homemade dressing for this easy spinach and chicken salad. From start to finish, this 4-serving recipe takes just 20 minutes--consider doubling or tripling it for a summertime lunch with friends!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For dressing, combine one-fourth of the mango, 1 tablespoon of the cashews, the olive oil, the water, salt and ground pepper in a food processor or blender. Cover and process or blend until smooth.

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  • Arrange spinach leaves on four serving plates. Top with bell pepper, chicken and the remaining mango. Drizzle with the dressing. Sprinkle with the remaining 3 tablespoons cashews.

Nutrition Facts

234 calories; protein 21.1g 42% DV; carbohydrates 16.3g 5% DV; dietary fiber 2.9g 11% DV; sugars 11.1g; fat 9.8g 15% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 54.3mg 18% DV; vitamin a iu 3991.3IU 80% DV; vitamin c 73.9mg 123% DV; folate 52.7mcg 13% DV; calcium 51.7mg 5% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 74.6mg 27% DV; potassium 480.7mg 14% DV; sodium 254.8mg 10% DV.