Summer Salad with Balsamic Key Lime Dressing

Summer Salad with Balsamic Key Lime Dressing


For the salad

  • Spring mix, or your favorite salad greens

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced

  • 1- 1½ cup strawberries, diced

  • 3-4 Tbsp salted cashews or macadamia nuts (more or less, to taste)

For the dressing

  • 2 Tbsp lime juice (1-2 limes' worth)

  • 2 tsp J. Olive Co. Key Lime Balsamic Vinegar

  • 1-2 tsp honey (you may need 2 tsp depending on the sweetness of your vinegar)

  • 1 tsp J. Olive Co. EVOO

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp pepper


  1. Prepare the dressing, by whisking together lime juice, balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp honey, olive oil, salt and pepper. Taste and add additional honey if desired.

  2. Toss dressing with salad greens, diced mango, avocado, and strawberries. Top with nuts and serve immediately.


1. Try adding blueberries to the mango, avocado, and strawberries
2. Try an all-berry version with blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries
3. Make it a meaty meal by adding grilled chicken to the salad.

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