Sweet mango chunks, cilantro, jalapeno, chopped tomato, red onion and a few spices come together perfectly for one amazing salsa. Perfect as a snack, for a picnic, potluck, game day food or even a light summertime lunch!
I think I may have a slight addiction to salsas! You have this cowboy salsa, pineapple avocado salsa, this super duper easy homemade salsa, and a honey lime bean salsa. Honestly, if I had to pick just one, like because my life depended on it, I would pick the honey lime bean salsa as my fave. Hopefully I will never come upon that predicament in my life; pick your favorite salsa or you die! 🙂 I mean, because that would be hard. They’re all really good. Just delicious.
During the summer when it’s hot and humid all we feel like eating are popsicles…… don’t even ask me how many boxes of popsicles my kids go through. I plead the fifth 😉 It’s bad, really! It’s on these hot days that my favorite thing to eat for lunch, snack, and usually dinner [only because I can’t stop eating it!] is a salsa. There are so many variations of salsa. Basically, you can combine anything together and call it a salsa. They’re so colorful, delicious, and refreshing. This mango salsa is definitely one that you should try soon.
I saw that mangoes were on sale at the grocery store so I bought some to make this salsa. I’ve been thinking about it for awhile now. It’s taken me so long to make it because every time I go to pick out mangoes, they are all years from being ripe and hard as a rock. Well, I was in luck this time because not only were they on sale, but they were so soft and ripe! Perfect!
- 4 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
- 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped small
- 1/2 of red onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 of a jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 2 teaspoons fresh squeezed lime juice (about 1/2 of a lime)
- 1-2 teaspoons sugar, depending on how sweet the mango is
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Combine all ingredients into a mixing bowl, and gently stir together.
- Keep in fridge for at least 1-2 hours so the flavors can develop together.
- Serve with tortilla chips.
** This salsa can be eaten right away. We actually liked it better the next day. Either way you can't go wrong, it will delicious. It should last for 2 days in the refrigerator.
** The recipe, as written, is not spicy at all. If you want it spicier, do not remove the seeds of the jalapeno or just simply add the entire jalapeno.
Enjoy your day today! My goal today is to get the kitchen floor srubbed and mopped clean 🙂 Ummm, I won’t even say when the last time my kitchen floor was mopped……
See you tomorrow. I’m starting a new series on the blog, so be sure to come and check it out.