Mango Facts

Mango facts and general information about mangoes.
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Mangoes 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 Mangoes:

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

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

Mango Recipes:

Mango Cake

by Meliser  (Austraila QSL )
  • 5 Cups of flour
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1 Cup of milk
  • 2 mangoes
  • 2 eggs
  • cream
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 top.

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
mango smoothie

Mango Topped Cracker Snack

mango crackers Recipe by Allie Yost, (Emily MN USA )
  • Mango
  • Turkey or ham slices
  • Pepperoni slices
  • Honey
  • Ritz crackers
Take the mango and chop it up into tiny pieces.
Mix it with the honey.
Warm it up until warm and let cool.
Spread on a cracker.
Add a slice of pepperoni but make sure that the pepperoni is cooled.
Then warm up the turkey and add to top.

Mango Salsa

  • 3 ripe mangoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 3 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped finely
  • red bell pepper, chopped small
  • 1/2 medium jalapeno, minced small
  • Juice of 1 lemon or lime or equivalent to 2 Tablespoons
Add diced and chopped ingredients together in serving bowl. Pour juice of lemon over top and serve with chicken, fish or pork chops.
mango salsa

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