Chili Mango Salad (vegan, gluten free)

A simple, fruity, and delicious vegan salad packed with huge flavor. This chili mango salad makes it enjoyable to eat a nutritious, wholesome meal. Ready in no time!

chili mango salad

For this salad, there are two vital ingredients that make it oh-so-wonderful. First is one of the new zesty bars by That’s It that I recently posted about. These wholesome bars are usually just 2 ingredients (100% dried fruit: apple + another fruit). The new That’s it. Zesty. bars come in three different flavors, and I decided to use the apple + mango + chili one for this recipe. The chili is phenomenal.

The second vital ingredient that I’m loving lately is a soy chicken alternative. I’ve tried a few now, and I prefer the Beyond Meat brand over Gardein and other brands found in the freezer section. For this recipe, I used the homestyle tenders, but for a gluten-free chili mango salad, I highly recommend the lightly seasoned strips! Both great options!

The combination of these flavorful, fruity ingredients combined makes for a unique, delicious, wholesome meal. This salad is vegan, gluten free, and perfect for a quick meal when you’re a busy little bee!

Give this chili mango salad a go this week!

Chili Mango Salad

  • 2 oz. soy chicken alternative
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ head of lettuce
  • ¼ cup cubed mango
  • 1 Apple + Mango + Chili That’s it. Zesty. bar
  • 2 TBSP fat free coconut mango salad dressing
  1. Prepare the soy chicken (or meat choice) according to the package. Tofu would also be great.
  2. Sautee the onions in a pan with cayenne pepper until lightly browned. While that is cooking, cut your lettuce and add to a large bowl.
  3. Add cubed mango and 1 Apple + Mango + Chili That’s it. Zesty. bar that has been cut into small cubes. This adds sooo much flavor to the salad.
  4. Add your cooked soy chicken and onions, then top with salad dressing. Add more cayenne if desired.
  5. Enjoy!

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