Mesclun and mango salad with ginger carrot dressing

Mesclun and mango salad with ginger carrot dressing


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About this recipe: Mesclun simply means a mixture of salad leaves, coming from the Provençal word for 'mixture'. It traditionally includes chicory, lamb's lettuce and dandelion leaves, but feel free to use any mix of greens. This is such a simple salad to make - perfect on a hot day and when you want something refreshing. The dressing adds an Asian twist.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh root ginger
  • 1 tablespoon grated carrot
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 (250g) bag baby leaf or mixed salad
  • 1 mango - peeled, stone removed and diced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Prep:20min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, carrot and lime juice.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss rice vinegar mixture with salad leaves and mango. Sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.

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Reviews (2)


Really Yummy - so simple, but a really unique tasting salad. Served it with a chinese dinner. I would cut the sesame oil to 1 tablespoon next time, too strong. - 24 Aug 2011


This was a big hit made some change to dressing cut down on the ginger an I shred the carrot on top - 03 Apr 2014

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