Cherry Tomato Mango Salad

Summer is the season for tomatoes & mangos. Careful to not use too many mangos in this salad or it becomes overly sweet. 

makes 4 cups


2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced lengthwise 

¼ cup mango, cut into chunks

2 Tbsp mustard oil 

1 tsp cumin seeds 

Pinch of asafoetida 

½ tsp salt 

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper 

¼ cup feta cheese, sliced into chunks

¼ cup pumpkin seeds


  1. Combine the tomatoes & mango in a bowl. Set aside. 
  2. In a large skillet heat up the mustard oil & pop the asafoetida & cumin seeds. Turn off the heat & add the tomatoes & mangos to the skillet, tossing in the dressing. Add salt & pepper, stir to combine. 
  3. Pour salad into serving bowl. In the center, add the feta cheese + pumpkin seeds. Can eat cold or at room temp. 

ideas / variations

  • Use mustard seeds instead of cumin or sesame instead of pumpkin! 
  • Instead of asafoetida, use 1 tsp of minced garlic.