12 Appetizing Ways to Eat Mango All Year Long
Mango is one of the most delicious summer tropical fruits, and here are different ways to eat them. Some people slice and dice and add to salads and desserts, while others prefer to buy pre-cut slices from the supermarket. From making delicious mango salsa to eating cut up chunks of mango in a salad, you can incorporate mangos can be into various recipes. You may love snacking on freeze dried mangos right out of the package. Did you know that you can use mango in many other creative ways? Scroll down through this collection of recipes to explore innovative ways to eat mango all year long.
Mangos make delicious smoothies - fresh or frozen. What about when mangoes are not in season? We've got you covered. Add freeze dried mango slices, whole or crushed, to the blender when mangos are out of season.
To make mango smoothie, add to a blender ½ cup yogurt, chopped pieces of mango and banana, and 1 cup of orange juice. Blend at medium speed until smooth. Enjoy the boost of nutrition and tropical flavor.
Do you want to enjoy fluffy pancakes with fruit every morning? Adding mangos to pancake batter adds a refreshing twist to your usual mix. It is easy to use freeze dried mangos in your pancake batter. Toss a handful of slices into the pancake mix. You can crush them into a powder, so they’ll add a delicious and unique fruity flavor.
Add to breakfast cereal2
Aside from bananas, you can also add mangos to your oatmeal and cereal. This adds a naturally sweet taste, especially if you're trying to cut back on your sugar intake. Freeze dried mangos will soften in milk and complement the crunchy cereal.
For this recipe, you will need:
- 10 peeled organic mangos
- Two peeled lemons
- 800g jaggery powder (a kind of unrefined sugar popular in South and Southeast Asia)
- Place the peeled mangos in a large pot. Add the lemons and their peels. Sprinkle the jaggery to cover them completely.
- Cook on low heat till the mixture is boiling. The mangos will detach from their cores at this point.
- To test if it is well cooked, put some of the jam on a cold plate. If it is runny, it still needs more time to cook. Once it sticks to the plate, it is ready to use.
- Put the jam into a sterilized bottle. Dribble some of alcohol into the lid. Keep the jam in the fridge till you need to use it.
Mango ice cream3
For this you will need:
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tbsp custard powder
- 1 cup jaggery powder (a kind of unrefined sugar popular in South and Southeast Asia)
- 1 cup chopped mango
- 1 cup mango puree
- 3 cups coconut cream
- 1 tbsp vanilla essence
- Mix custard powder with 1/4 cup of milk. Let it sit for a few minutes.
- Mix the other portion of milk with jaggery and heat till it dissolves.
- Once it boils, add the custard mixture. Let it simmer for a minute, then let it cool.
- Add the mango puree and mango pieces and mix.
- Add the coconut cream, and vanilla essence. Mix well, then put into a container with a tight lid and freeze it until almost solid.
- Remove it from the freezer, then whip with a hand mixer or beater. Then refreeze in the container with a tight lid. Whip at least once more, then refreeze. Enjoy!
Eat cubed mango4
You can eat mango as a snack on its own. Wash it, peel it, and cut it into cubes into a bowl. Grab your spoon and enjoy. If you want to eat it later, put it in the refrigerator, but it won't be as fresh as freshly cut mango. Add a few drops of lemon juice to keep it fresh.
Make a salad4
Cubed or sliced mango is a fantastic addition to fruit salad or vegetable salad. You can use sliced mango in many dishes, but cubed mango is more versatile. Peel the washed mango, cube, and add to salad.
You can make different variations of salad
- Make mango salad with pawpaw, avocado, apples, and strawberries
- Make a salad with mango and pineapple slices. Add a few cherries and a pinch of cinnamon for extra flavor.
- Make a salad with mango, peaches, and sliced cherries.
- Make a salad with mango, oranges, and peach slices.
Make naturally sweet tea with mango. Peel, slice, and freeze mangos. Make iced tea and add the frozen mangoes for a sweet, decorative touch. Add a pinch of cinnamon for extra flavor.
Make mango salsa6
You will need mangos, lime juice, onions, red onions, jalapenos, and cilantro. Serve it alongside fish, chicken, or pork. Try this mango salsa recipe.
Mango Salsa Recipe
You will need
- 2 diced large mangos
- 1 diced tomato
- 1 diced green bell pepper
- 1/2 diced red onion
- 1 seeded and diced jalapeno (optional)
- 1 bunch of finely chopped cilantro
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Put all the ingredients in a bowl.
- Stir well and let it rest for at least 15 minutes before serving to let the flavors combine.
Add to yogurt2
The next time you're eating your favorite yogurt, add mango and get a sugar boost. Cube the mango, and add to the yogurt. Since they are naturally sweet, you can use them with plain yogurt. You can use freeze dried mangos, too. Crush them into powder, and add to the yogurt. You're in for a healthy treat!
Since mangoes are always not is season, you can use freeze dried mangos any time of the year to make muffins, bread, cake, and brownies. The fruit adds a delicious burst of natural mango flavor to your baked goods. If you use freeze dried mango slices, ensure to add an extra ¼ cup of water to your mixture since the freeze dried fruit will soak up excess moisture. Also, ensure the fruit is nicely folded into the mixture, so it doesn’t turn when it gets into contact with the pan while it is baking in the oven.
For frosting and decorations5
You can use fresh mangos to decorate or garnish as a topping for baked goods. Just slice the mango neatly and you're good to go.
You can use crushed freeze dried mango and sprinkle it over cookies and frosting for cakes and muffins. It is a natural and healthy alternative to sugar sprinkles. It also gives an aesthetic appeal and sweetness. Try out vanilla frosting with freeze dried mango, and enjoy a unique fruity tropical twist to your regular frosting.
We hope that you’ve learned new ways to eat mango. Try out these recipes with our freeze dried mangos. They are preserved naturally, with no added preservatives. You can enjoy these recipes all year long whether it is mango season or not.
Try these out and let us know the best option for you in the comment section below. Click here to buy our freeze dried mango.