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Summertime Salsa – Tomatoes and Mango

13 Aug

Tomatoes and mango, technically both fruits, but one savory – the other sweet.  Pair them together with onion, peppers, and garlic, and it’s a great start to a healthy, tasty salsa.

Tomatoes and mangoes are both a wonderful addition to any healthy diet.  Tomatoes are rich in potassium and vitamins C and A, but low in calories.  Mangoes are also a good source of vitamins C and A, and have a fair amount of fiber too.  Together they create a savory-sweet salsa that’s visually attractive and pleasing to the taste buds.  Add some hot peppers and you’ll get a little heat as well.

This salsa is another favorite for my family.  My oldest son even helped in the preparation – an added bonus!  Here’s the how we made it:

Tomato and Mango Summertime Salsa

1 mango, peeled and diced

7-8 small Roma or paste tomatoes, diced

1 small onion, diced

2 large cloves garlic, minced

2 small jalapeno peppers, finely chopped

1 Ancho pepper, diced

1-2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped

1 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. grd cumin

1/2 tsp. coriander

juice of 1 fresh lime

Mix together the mango, tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers, and diced ancho pepper.  Sprinkle with salt.  Season with cumin and coriander.  Mix all together and squeeze lime juice on top, stirring gently to mix.  Serve with tortilla chips or pita chips and enjoy!

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7 Comments

Posted by on August 13, 2012 in Cooking, Health, Nutrition, Recipes

 

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7 responses to “Summertime Salsa – Tomatoes and Mango

  1. MixerUpper

    August 18, 2012 at 11:47 am

    Looks so pretty!

     
    • mariedittmer

      August 18, 2012 at 10:08 pm

      It was. The next day we had it on baked salmon and it was so good. Thanks for visiting!

       
  2. nurulthecook

    August 22, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    I’ll try this. An interesting mix. I always have tomatoes and mangoes in my kitchen!

     
    • mariedittmer

      August 22, 2012 at 5:40 pm

      Enjoy! Thanks for visiting my blog!

       
  3. nurulthecook

    August 29, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Hey. I made a tomato mango salad inspired by you! Have a look!

    http://nurulsculinaryadventures.wordpress.com/2012/08/29/sweet-thai-basil-mango-tomato-salad/

    Thanks!

     

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