Avocado, Mango and Crumbly Cheese Salad

July 16, 2014Sew White

Avocado, Mango and Crumbly Cheese Salad

It is the time for summer salads full of fresh and healthy goodness.

A family favourite of ours is a mango and avocado on a bed of salad leaves, celery, cucumber and tomatoes with a sprinkle of pepper and splash of oil. It’s easy and very tasty especially with a bit of cheese, normally Parmesan, on top. This time however we tried Västerbottensost cheese from Sweden. (I hadn’t heard of a Swedish cheese either but it was good).

Sew White avocado mango cheese salad 1

Västerbottensost has been made in Sweden since 1872. It is like Parmesan just a little softer and crumbly and with a stronger taste. I want to try it in a risotto as I think it would taste lovely in it. The cheese is typically aged for 14 months, in which time it develops a unique character with salty and bitter tones.

Sew White avocado mango cheese salad Västerbottensost

Västerbottensost is available from Waitrose, Selfridges and Ocado and comes in the most lovely shiny gold wrapper. I used a vegetable peeler to make these thin slices and I think it looked lovely. I don’t have the knife skills to cut it thinly.

Sew White avocado mango cheese salad 2

Salad on the table ready for dinner. It was gorgeous.

Sew White avocado mango cheese salad 3

I was sent the cheese to try out. I was not paid for this post and all opinions are my own. x

8 Comments

  • Lucinda

    July 17, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Oooh I love anything with avocado in! That cheese sounds yummy!
    Love Lucinda xx
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    1. Sew White

      July 17, 2014 at 11:50 am

      It’s a nice time of year to avocado as they are ripe for once 🙂

  • Barefoot Mahala

    July 18, 2014 at 8:40 am

    oh, that looks delicious. I can see this making it into next week’s mealpan!

    1. Sew White

      July 18, 2014 at 11:38 am

      Thank you 🙂 Let me know how you like it x

  • Lilla Goatcher (@LillaJade)

    July 18, 2014 at 11:43 am

    This looks delicious! I love Avocado!

  • Nettie

    July 18, 2014 at 11:50 am

    That salad looks fantastic, exactly what I need on a boiling hot day like today! Yummy 🙂

    1. Sew White

      July 18, 2014 at 2:35 pm

      Thank you Nettie 🙂 x

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