30 insanely amazing mango recipes to blow your mind.
The tropical mango is one that you can never have enough. Wonderful as a fruit yet so versatile that you can add it to just about anything from fancy desserts, in salads or cooked with meats. Today I have an amazing collection of must-try mango recipes that will blow your mind. From sweet to savory mango is one fruit you must try as an ingredient.
Mango season is soon approaching here and I thought I’d create this collection of mango recipes that I know you will love to share. Currently, I have 20 mango recipes on this list but if you know me then you know I love mangoes so there’s more coming to join this list.
One of the best things about summer are the summer fruits. All the amazing stone fruits like peaches, apricots, figs, nectarines, and of course the delectable mango. While they taste delicious on their own they make perfect ingredient in recipes and treats too. We are a big mango loving family and we eat them as fruits as well as make tasty likes like the ones I’ve shared with you below.
From a simple five-minute mango lassi and no-churn mango ice creams to exotic mango entremets it’s all here. So if you’ve very asked the question – what can you do with mango? look right here at this list below.
Did you know that mango is extremely good for you? As kids, we’d eat lots of mangoes and sometimes overeat them. So every time mom complained that we are overeating mangoes we’d say. “Mangoes are good for you, they are good for the skin and great for the hair. Rich in vitamin A, C, E, and beta-carotene. Lowers cholesterol, boosts immunity. They give healthy glowing skin and help rejuvenate your complexion. See, we were smart kids.
What does a mango taste like?
Mango is sweet and juicy fruit. Some mangoes can have a slight tart flavor but still sweet with a golden yellow color. There are over a thousand varieties of mangoes all around the world. I grew up eating Alphansos but have tried a few others like Bailey’s Marvel and Glenn in recent years.
Frequently asked mango questions?
Green mango is a raw mango. For most mangoes, a red, orange, yellow color without much green is a great indication. Having said that there are some variety of mangoes that are ripe even under green skin. A great indication is that a ripe mango will be able to be slightly press, a slight give will indicate it has a soft flesh inside.
Yes, some mangoes work great to cook while some work great in desserts. Raw mango has been used in cooking with meat dishes for centuries. Try cooking a semi-ripe mango for mango chutney or use a ripe mango for mango jam.
Yes, if you have extra mangoes in season. Freeze them so you can use them during offseason. it’s definitely much better and cheaper than using canned or store-bought frozen. It’s very easy to freeze mangoes – here’s a step by step on how to freeze mangoes in season.
This is always a dilemma, isn’t it? Sometimes I can’t wait for those mangoes to ripen while at other times I purchased too many so I want to slow them all ripening at the same time.
To speed up the ripening of mangoes just place them in a paper bag at room temperature. When ripe place them in the fridge. Placing mangoes in the refrigerator will slow down the ripening and buy more time with the ripe mangoes.
Ideally, no! Mangoes will stay well at room temperature for a week. However, if the mangoes are ripely placing them in the refrigerator will slow down the ripening process. Freezing mangoes is another option if you have more than you need. Always better to freeze them to let them get wasted. Right?
It’s best to use mangoes once they are ripe. Overripe mangoes will start to get mushy and sour if not used in time. Eventually, they get brown and start to smell.
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