Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Recipe: Mango Salad with Smoked Turkey

Mango Salad with Smoked Turkey
This versatile recipe can be a dinner or a side. Serve as a main-dish salad, or leave out the turkey and lettuce and cube the mango for a fresh salsa to serve with meat or fish.

6 cups  torn mixed greens

4 mangoes,   cut from seed, peeled, and cut into thin slicessee savings

8 ounces  cooked smoked turkey or chicken, cut into thin bite-size strips; or smoked trout, catfish, or other white fish, crumbledsee savings

1 green onion, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)see savings

1/4 cups  nipped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup  salad oil

1/4 teaspoon  finely shredded lime peel

2 tablespoons  lime juice

1/4 teaspoon  grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Edible flowers such as nasturtiums, chive flowers, pansies, or snapdragons (optional)

Directions 1. Divide greens among 4 salad plates. Arrange one-fourth of the mango, smoked turkey, and green onion on each plate of greens. Sprinkle with cilantro.

2. For Lime Vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine salad oil, lime peel, lime juice, and ginger. Cover and shake well.

3. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad. Garnish with edible flowers and lime wedges, if using. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Recipe is from Better Homes and Gardens

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