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Easy Mango Salsa

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This yummy spin on traditional salsa includes sweet mango diced and tossed with colorful veggies. This simple recipe is packed with flavor and pairs well with many dishes.

mango salsa and multigrain tortilla chips

Oh how I love mango season. In my last blog post I baked yummy mango bread muffins. Check the recipe out here. After baking my muffins, I had some leftover mango and thought I’d whip up this simple salsa.

stack of mangoes

Looking for another sauce recipe? Check out my homemade marinara sauce.

What is salsa?

Salsa is a Spanish word meaning sauce. Salsa usually has a tomato base and includes herbs, chillies, onions, and some type of acid. There are a variety of different types of salsa and these can range from mild to spicy.

close up of mango salsa in a white ramekin on a black table

What type of mangoes work best for salsa?

Really any ripe mango will do, however my absolute favorite is the Haden mango. When ripe Haden mangoes have a reddish yellowy orange skin. Haden mango is thought to be a cross of Mulgova and Turpentine mango that was first planted in the early 1900s by Captain John J. Haden.

What does mango salsa go well with?

  • Fish
  • Chips
  • In tacos
  • Or straight up by the spoonful
close up mango salsa on a tortilla chip

What type of chips can be used to eat this salsa?

I like Food Should Taste Good brand organic multigrain tortilla chips.

What is in mango salsa?

Mangoes (of course), onion, bell peppers, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. If you like spicy salsas you can add jalapenos.

mango salsa ingredients

How to store mango salsa?

In an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days.

How to make mango salsa?

It really is very simple. In a small mixing bowl combine mango, onion, bell pepper, and cilantro. Pour in lime juice. Toss to mix. Season with salt. And that’s it.

close up of mango salsa in a white ramekin on a black table

Mango Salsa

Yield: 2.5 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This yummy spin on traditional salsa includes sweet mango diced and tossed with colorful veggies. This simple recipe is packed with flavor and pairs well with many dishes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ripe mango, diced
  • 1/2 cup round onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. In a small mixing bowl combine mango, onion, bell pepper, and cilantro.
  2. Pour in lime juice.
  3. Toss to mix.
  4. Season with salt

Notes

Allow salsa to sit for 5-10 minutes prior to eating to allow flavors to

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 37Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 108mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g

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By on August 22nd, 2019

About Relle

Aloha, my name is Relle and welcome to my little home on the internet where I like to share all my favorite Hawaiian recipes (and local ones too).

I am a wife, mom of two, and nurse practitioner here in the beautiful state of Hawai’i. I was born and raised in Hawai’i and I am of native Hawaiian descent. In my spare time I love to cook and bake and I have compiled many of my favorite recipes here for you to enjoy.

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