Mango and Watermelon Salad


The smooth texture and sweet flavor of Ataulfos make them a great addition to fruit salads.

Serving Size:  4


  • 2 large (or 3 small) ripe, slightly soft mangos, peeled, pitted and cut in large dice
  • 1 c. seedless watermelon, cut in large dice
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 T. pickled jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 12 small cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 T. freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 c. watercress, washed and dried


To Prepare the Salad:
In a medium stainless steel bowl, combine the mango, watermelon, onion, jalapeno and tomatoes. 

To Prepare the Dressing:
In a small bowl whisk the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, honey and salt. 

To Serve:
Drizzle dressing over the mango mixture and toss with cilantro and watercress.

Serving Suggestion: Remove watercress and pair with grilled chicken or fish.

Prep Time:
12 minutes

Additional Information

Recipe Source: Chef Submissions
Submitted By: Chef Allen Susser