Mango cucumber salad with red pepper: a skinny clean eating salad


Last Updated on January 5, 2019

This oil-free mango cucumber salad recipe is pretty exciting because it’s simple and as good for you (not only for weight management) as it is delicious.

mango salad recipe

Do you need again a quick clean eating salad with just a few ingredients? But this time it should be something special? I know, Easter is just around the corner once again, which means lots of chocolate and yummy Easter treats!

My tip: Fuel your body with a vitamin bomb!

Try this mango salad as a starter and fuel your body with a lean and healthy salad. That way you are almost satiated when the main course arrives, let alone the dessert;). A smart approach to save on some Easter holiday calories. On top of that, you bring for sure some color and fun to your Easter table!

Of course, this easy recipe is also perfect if you just have a ripe mango sitting in your pantry waiting to be used as soon as possible.

mango cucumber salad

Lean & Healthy Salad Idea

With a portion of this glorious sweet and sour mango salad you immediately get your vitamin C supply for the day. Both mangos and red peppers are vitamin C powerhouses. Together with the lemon juice in the dressing, you have a real vitamin C bomb at hand.

Check out the recipe now!

I've simplified the recipe as much as possible – no need to add any herbs as I feel the 3 main ingredients work for themselves. The textures and flavors in this salad recipe are perfectly balanced.


Mango cucumber salad recipe with red peppers

A delicious Easter or summer salad

  • Author: Gabi Rupp
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15


  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 large cucumber, half peeled, seeded and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes

For the dressing

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, whisk all dressing ingredients together.
  2. Add mango, cucumber, and red pepper cubes.
  3. Gently mix to combine.
  4. Serve cold.
  5. Enjoy this vitamin bomb that will make you look and feel great.


  • Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight glass container for up to 2 days.


  • Serving Size: 3

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I love this dish also by itself for a snack and you could easily create a main dish of it.

clean eating mango salad

Check my inspirations below.

3 salad variations

  1. Replace cucumber with avocados to get a filling mango avocado salad.
  2. If you want to have another filling main dish just add 2 cups of cooked quinoa and create a delicious mango quinoa salad.
  3. If you just have a ripe mango and cabbage in your pantry then slice the cabbage thinly and create a refreshing mango cabbage slaw.

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