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.
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.
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.
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?
- In tacos
- Or straight up by the spoonful
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.
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.
- 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
- In a small mixing bowl combine mango, onion, bell pepper, and cilantro.
- Pour in lime juice.
- Toss to mix.
- Season with salt
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