Mango, Basil and Tomato Salad

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mango, basil and tomato salad

Mango and basil are a wonderful combination. I had never thought about putting the two together until a good friend of mine mentioned them to me the other day. The perfumy mango complements the basil perfectly in this simple salad.

For a quick dressing I mixed some olive oil, a little bit of balsamic vinegar and some sesame seeds. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper and you’ve got yourself a refreshing appetizer for a hot summer day.

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Mango, Basil and Tomato Salad

A 10-minute recipe for a flavorful and refreshing mango, basil and tomato salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mango basil tomato salad
Servings: 2
Calories: 220kcal


For the salad:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, deseeded and cut into bit-sized pieces
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup small basil leaves

For the dressing:

  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar*
  • salt and pepper


  • Put all salad ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Mix all dressing ingredients together and drizzle over the salad.


*I used a black mission fig balsamic vinegar that I can highly recommend for any salad: Elevated Olive, Black Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar.


Calories: 220kcal

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  1. Anna | One Prickly Pear says:

    That mango-basil combination sounds incredible. Who wouldn’t want to eat salad when it looks that colourful and pretty?! Love the pics + recipe, Nicole :)

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