Sweet, juicy and delicious mangoes are a treat by themselves, but this versatile tropical fruit also makes a great addition to many sweet, savory and spicy recipes. Here is a collection of mouth-watering dishes including salads, drinks, curry and dessert recipes using mango.
Mango is perhaps the most versatile tropical fruit that can be added to a variety of sweet and savory recipes. If you're wondering what to make with mango besides smoothies, you've come to right place.
Whether you're looking for fresh mango recipes, or planning to use frozen chunks or canned mango puree, here is a range of mango food recipes, including mango lassi, mango salsa, mango curry, mango cheesecake, and we've even included an easy 3-ingredient recipe for homemade mango ice cream!
All About Mango
Mango is a large tropical stone fruit with yellow or orange flesh surrounding an oblong, pale white seed. The fruit is harvested in late spring and summer, and enjoyed both unripe and ripe in sweet and savory applications.
Mangoes are packed with a number of nutritional benefits. According to Healthline, this tropical fruit is:
- High in antioxidants, which help fight cell damage
- Good for immunity since it is packed with Vitamin C, A, K and E
- Good for heart health and can help lower blood pressure
- Great for digestion since it contains a good amount of water and fiber
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Recipes Using Mango
Let's take a look at some delicious sweet and savory recipes using this juicy fruit:
Mango Salsa Recipe
Mango Cheesecake in Instant Pot (Gluten-Free Cheesecake)
Black Bean Mango Salad (Vegan)
Mango Chicken Curry
Mango Ice Cream- 3 Ingredients (No-Churn)
Kale Chickpea Salad
I hope you enjoy these mango recipes. I plan to add more to this collection so be sure to bookmark it!
If you have a mango recipe in mind that you would like to see on the blog, simply comment below with the name. If you try any of these recipes, do share and tag your photos on Instagram by including #spicecravings in your message.
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Do you have any requests or plans to publish a mango chutney recipe? I’d love to have a good one on hand. Love the blog, thanks for all of your work!
Hi TJ, thank you for the kind words. I will add mango chutney to my list, but since mango season is over, it may take longer.