Avocado-Mango Toss with Toasted Pine Nuts

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 2 servings

Rich, buttery avocados and crunchy, aromatic pine nuts star in this mango salad.


2 tablespoons pine nuts
1 ripe Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into chunks
1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
1/4 cup minced red bell peppers
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried red pepper flakes
Juice of 1 lime
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons honey
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
Kosher salt, to taste
2 cups bite-size pieces field greens, arugula leaves or baby spinach leaves


  1. Heat a small nonstick saute pan over medium heat and add the pine nuts. Toss them often 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the avocados, mangoes, red peppers, crushed pepper flakes, lime juice, oil, honey, cilantro and salt. Mix well and serve as is or over a small nest of field greens, arugula or spinach leaves. Garnish with toasted pine nuts.



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