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Categories: Sauces and Condiments, Vegetarian

Mango salsa

DEAR SOS: The mangoes are wonderful and plentiful. Do you have some suggestions? Los Angeles DEAR MARIA ELENA: This mango salsa recipe is from an article by Marie Simmons published in 1993. The recipe explains how to cut the flesh ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 to 2 large ripe mangoes
  • 2 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion tops
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro or basil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 serrano chile, minced
  • Salt

Step 1Before peeling the mango, cut it lengthwise along either side of the long, flat central pit. Cut each half in half lengthwise, and then peel off the skin.

Step 2Dice the mango flesh into 1/4-inch pieces. Using a sharp knife, cut the flesh from the pit.

Step 3Combine the mango, red pepper, green onion, cilantro, lime juice, chile and salt in a small bowl. Stir to mix. Add more lime juice to taste.

Each 1/4-cup serving:
22 calories; 106 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 6 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.71 gram fiber.
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