21 awesome ways to enjoy mango



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You know what happens at the end of this month? At least two of the various mango varieties will be in season — the Ataulfo from Mexico and the Tommy Atkins from Florida. Mangoes are pretty delicious in their own right, but when you add them to savory and sweet dishes they can take recipes to a whole new level of yum. Here are 21 awesome things you need to make with mangoes right now.


1. Mango Basil Personal-Sized Tortilla Pizzas

Averie Cooks 

If pineapple is good enough for pizza, why not mango? Averie Cooks whipped up this mango basil personal pie after realizing she was out of pineapple. And it takes about 5 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes to bake. This pizza delivers. Click here for more pizza ideas.


2. BBQ Chicken and Mango Quesadillas

Jo Cooks 

When Jo Cooks combined mangoes with chicken, BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese, she wondered why she'd never thought to do it before. She calls these the best quesadillas ever. Challenge accepted! Want some more quesadilla ideas? You know you do.


3. Cucumber Mango Salsa

Oh My Veggies 

If you hate raw tomatoes but have a hankering for some sweet, refreshing salsa, then we've got some good news for you. Oh My Veggies recommends champagne mangoes if you can find them, but don't let it hold you back if you can't find those. Go ahead and try with an Ataulfo or a Tommy Atkins, and let us know what you think!


4. Mango Jalapeño Jam

Tasty Kitchen 

Tasty Kitchen featured this fantastic recipe for sweet and tangy jam. Bert's Cannery recommends it as a great chicken glaze. If you're not a fan of spicy jam, then check out this homemade mango jam recipe from Masala Herb.


5. Grilled Spicy Mangoes

52 Ways to Cook 

52 Ways to Cook simply sliced up a mango and threw it on the grill, but the results are nothing short of spectacular. Mango isn't the only fruit that is amazing grilled. Here are seven more. Go on, get that grill ready!


6. Fresh Mango Margaritas

Baker By Nature 

Baker By Nature concocts these outrageously refreshing and delightful margaritas. It's like a glassful of the tropics — which is more than welcome after this tedious winter with all its snow and slush and muck. Here are some more margarita recipes. Cheers!


7. Mango Chutney

Closet Cooking 

Closet Cooking nails this recipe for mango chutney. It's sweet and tangy and spicy with just the right amount of heat. You'll be tempted to eat it right out of the jar. We won't tell anybody.


8. Mango Habanero Pot Stickers

Love & Olive Oil 

We featured Love & Olive Oil's mango habanero pot stickers in our dumplings roundup. Have you tried them yet??


9. Sushi Avocado Mango Rolls


How neat is this how-to video from the Japan Food Channel?


10. Jamaican Curried Shrimp & Mango Soup

Eating Well 

Eating Well featured this recipe for Jamaican curried goodness that hits the spot just right.


11. Coconut Mango Popsicles

The Little Epicurean 

If you can make avocado popsicles, then you can certainly make mango ones, right? Check out this recipe for coconut-mango goodness from the Little Epicurean.