This Creamy Mango Salad Dressing is a healthy, gluten-free, sweet, and spicy salad dressing recipe. This homemade dressing can be made in no time in a food processor and it suits perfectly on your tropical recipe list this season. Here is how to make it at home.
If you are looking for more Salad Dressings, here are some of my favorites – Green Goddess Salad Dressing, Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing, Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing, Basil Vinaigrette and Chunky Blue Cheese Salad Dressing.
About This Recipe
Mango Salad Dressing is a simple dressing that will become a hit for your Summer meals.
It is noting, but mangoes pureed with some basic ingredients such as lemon juice, honey, cilantro, garlic, red chilli, olive oil and salt. Yes, that easy!
This dressing has all the flavours, sweet from the mangoes and honey, spicy from the red chillies and tanginess from the lemon juice.
So, now you know, that your salad will not be boring after adding this oh-so-flavourful dressing.
Mango – The star ingredient of this dressing is Mango. Juicy and yummy, you can use any mangoes to make this dressing.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Make sure you use a good quality extra virgin olive oil, as that makes a huge difference in the taste.
Other Ingredients – Other than these, you will need lemon juice, honey, cilantro, garlic, red chilli and salt.
Step By Step Recipe
Add mango, lemon juice, honey, cilantro, garlic, red chilli and salt in a food processor and blend until the ingredients starts to come together.
Pour the olive oil very slowly and blend until the dressing is creamy.
Frequently Asked Questions
All the ingredients in this recipe except honey is vegan. You can replace it with maple syrup to make a vegan dressing.
You can store this dressing in an air tight container or glass container for about a week in the refrigerator. Shake it well before using.
I store this dressing for about a week and use it for my salads most of the times. It just perks up the taste of a simple salad.
I sometimes also pour it on my Grilled Chicken recipes for that extra flavour and zest. Yummy!
You can even use it as a dip for your starters and appetisers.
If you ask me, my favourite are Alphonso Mangoes. But if you can’t get your hands on them, you can use any mangoes of your choice.
You can try adding other ingredients too in this dressing and make your own variation.
I like to add either avocado, lime, tomato, ginger or yogurt to this dressing and get a new flavour every time.
You can add chilli flakes, Jalapeno pepper or a red chilli to this dressing and make it spicy.
Make Mango Citrus Salad Dressing by adding 1/2 tsp orange zest, 1/2 tsp lemon zest and 1 tbsp lemon juice to the below mentioned recipe.
Use other oils like Sesame Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Avocado Oil etc for variation in taste.
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Mango Salad Dressing Recipe
- 1 cup Ripe Mango (Peeled and Chopped)
- 1/4 cup Orange Juice
- 2 tbsp Honey
- 2 tbsp Cilantro (Chopped)
- 1 cloves Garlic
- 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Add mango, orange juice, honey, cilantro, garlic, red chilli and salt in a food processor and blend until the ingredients starts to come together.
- Pour the olive oil very slowly and blend until the dressing is creamy.
- Use over salads.