Saturday, June 25, 2016

Mango salsa tastes like summer! #recipe #mystery @abbottmysteries

By Victoria Abbott aka Mary Jane and Victoria Maffini

We’re having a hot and humid early summer in these parts.  Salads and no-cook meals are the way to go.  And mangoes are showing up in the grocery store. How perfect is that?  We’re dusting off our recipe for Mango Salsa and preparing for a refreshing dinner on the screened porch. 

This recipe is great with chicken, hot or cold, and with fish, surprisingly enough. It’s sweet as well as savory, easy too and full of such good things that you can feel virtuous while enjoying it.


 Mango Salsa

All you need is:
2 medium mangoes, ripe
1 red pepper, chopped
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
1 lime
¼ cup chopped cilantro and some leaves for decoration
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
Dash of hot sauce
½ tsp sea salt

All you do is:
Chop pepper and red onion.  Chop cilantro.  Combine peppers and cilantro and red onion in a bowl.

Prepare mangoes by cutting in three parts (the pit in the middle). Reserve that. Score the inside of each of the parts.  Press outside in and cut off mango. It will be perfectly diced. 


Add to bowl.  And gently mix to combine.

Squeeze the juice from the lime.

Place olive oil, cider vinegar, lime, salt and hot sauce into a small bowl and whip with a wire whip until smooth. 

 Add dressing to salsa and blend to cover all the yummy ingredients.  Enjoy in your most summery locations.  If there's any left, it will be even better the next day,

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  1. Love mango and this sounds like it could dress up anything grilled! xo

    1. Thanks, Lucy/Roberta. We find it does the job! XO MJ

    2. If you ever make a road trip to Miami and have never gone to the Mango Festival at the Fairchild in July, please take some friends and go! My daughter lived in Miami for 7 years and we went a few times> The mango tasting is fun and the Mango Brunch was well-worth the splurge! I did not think I liked mangoes except for mango lassis until I went the first year.

    3. I will keep this in mind, Becky! I think I'd love the mango festival. Thanks for the great tip. Hugs. MJ/Victoria

  2. Oh mango salsa is one of my favorites and this recipe sounds easy and good thank you for sharing

    1. I hope you like the results, Deb! Have a great summer day. Hugs.

  3. Oh mango salsa is one of my favorites and this recipe sounds easy and good thank you for sharing

  4. Robert Is Here in Homestead, Florida is a wonderful source of mangoes by mail for those of us who live in areas without mango access. Robert's is also a delicious place to visit!