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Mango Lime Salsa

Reprinted from Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair (Sasquatch Books, 2008)

The perfect dancing partner  to  Caribbean Lime Halibut, or Black Bean Chipotle Stew served in tortillas. Heaven served next to
Grace's Mole con Pollo.

2 ripe mangos

1 bunch scallions
, thinly sliced on diagonal
2 jalapenos, finely diced
cup finely chopped cilantro
Juice of 2 limes, about 2 tablespoons

The mango has a flat elliptical-shaped seed in it.  Hold mango vertically and cut from the top down on both sides just missing the seed.  You will have two bowl shaped halves. Discard the middle section with the seed. Push up from the skin side turning the bowl inside out and score the meat of the mango in a criss-cross pattern on each half. Cut the cubes off of the skin.

Mix mango cubes with all other ingredients in a bowl.  Let mixture sit about 10-20 minutes in refrigerator to mingle flavors.  

Preparation time: 10 minutes, 10-20 minutes to marinate
Makes 6 servings

FOR BABIES 6 MONTHS & OLDER: Blend some of the mango pieces to serve baby as a perfect beginner food.


Brooke Kingston
I am laughing so heartily over this one...! Delicious looking salsa, by the way. Will try for our next cookout!
June 5, 2009, 3:47 pm

Barb Morgan
I'm delighted to have a new salsa recipe without sodium! Thanks so much.
June 5, 2009, 5:36 pm

Jean Yount
I would like to enter the contest. I would like to try the recipe - Mango Lima Salsa.
June 7, 2009, 5:41 pm

Michelle D
HA! That was too funny, and what a great simple recipe!!! I heart you gals (and guys)!
June 12, 2010, 5:35 pm

Michelle D
HA! That was too funny, and what a great simple recipe!!! I heart you gals (and guys)!
June 12, 2010, 7:25 pm

nina bean
That was so funny I watched it twice!
September 20, 2010, 10:50 pm

Maria Redekopp
Hi I made this salsa and it is good my nephew tried it and he suggested to add some crisp bacon and that really give it a good flavour Thank you for this site
May 17, 2011, 6:40 pm

Tina Taylor
I like to make my mango salsa with diced up red onion, cilantro, lime, a little rice vinegar and red chile flakes. This spicier version is so delicious with freshly made flour tortilla chips-decadent.
August 6, 2011, 9:54 am

thais Rosa
do you think I can substitute mango for peaches?
September 2, 2011, 10:35 am

Cynthia Lair
Peaches! Of course. Sounds delightful.
September 2, 2011, 1:29 pm

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