In the category of little known facts about Mangoes, not only are they a stone fruit, but they are of the Cashew family. Mangoes are cool and refreshing with a sweetness that is totally unique to the mango. The mango can be used in sauces, salsas, desserts of all sorts, and dress up main dishes. Mango salsa provides that sweet, yet acidic taste you need for most fish dishes. With the inclusion of the hot peppers, you can control the amount of heat you wish while still getting the flavor burst. If your mangoes are not quite ripe enough, wrap them in paper and leave sitting on the counter for a few more days to encourage ripening. So, if you are following a Vegan or Paleo diet, eat all you want to of this absolutely delicious fruit. Below you can find the best mango salsa recipe:
1 – Medium ripe mango (cubed) (about 2 cups)
¼ – Cup red onion (finely chopped)
2 – Tablespoons pablano, chili, or jalapeno pepper (finely chopped with seeds removed)
1 – Small red pepper (finely chopped) (about ¼ cup)
2 – Teaspoons finely chopped cilantro
½ – Teaspoon lemon or lime juice
Mix all ingredients together, tossing gently so as not to break down the mango. Put in an airtight container and place in refrigerator until chilled. Please note that the salsa is better the longer it sits and the flavors can meld together.