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Mango Facts

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Mango facts and general information about mangoes.

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Mangos are Available:

June is peak season through August

How Does a Mango Grow:

Mangoes grow on tall evergreen trees in tropical areas.

What to Look for When Buying a Mango:

Choose mangoes that are plump without blemishes. Avoid soft or shriveled ones. They should yield gently when pressed or buy and ripen them at home.

Mango Storage Tips:

If ripe, a mango can be stored in the fridge. To ripen, leave at room temperature.

How to Cook with Mangos:

Cut up in chutneys, salsas, fruit salads. They also can be canned or frozen. 

Mango Nutrition Facts:

Mango is high in Vitamin B6, fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin A. They also aid in digestion and provide potassium.

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Mango Recipes: 

Mango Salsa

3 ripe mangoes, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4 Cup cilantro chopped finely
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tomatoes, chopped
Hot peppers, chopped –according to your tastes
Add diced and chopped ingredients together in serving bowl. Pour juice of lemon over top and serve with chicken, fish or pork chops.

Mango Cake

by melis er  (austraila qsl )
5 Cups of flour
3 tsp sugar
1 Cup of milk
2 mangoes
2 eggs

Get a bowl and put the flour the milk the sugar and the eggs in.
Mix and pour into pan.
Then cook it in the oven for half an hour.
Then let it cool a bit.
Cut the mangoes and decorate it with the cream. Put the cream all over the cake and then you can put the mangoes on.

Mango-Peach Smoothie

by Elizabeth (Stephens City ,Virginia)

2 mangoes, peeled and diced
2 peaches, sliced
1 Cup of vanilla soy milk
1 Cup of orange juice

Blend everything together and enjoy!!!
yield 4

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