Mango Guacamole

Much like hummus, guacamole is one of those things that never gets old. But again, just in case it does, all you need is an extra ingredient to completely change the guac experience. Today, it’s mango.

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Mango Guacamole

by Aylin @ Glow Kitchen

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Keywords: side vegan vegetarian raw mango avocado

Ingredients

  • 1/2 mango
  • 1 avocado
  • Handful of cilantro
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped red onion (about half a small one)

Instructions

Peel, pit, and roughly chop the avocado and mango and fold into the diced red onion, chopped cilantro, the juice of half a lime, cayenne, salt and pepper.

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It’s just like guacamole but with an overtone of sweetness. It tastes lighter and more summer appropriate.

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Eh, I think I like my other bowl for this one.

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Much better. Enjoy!

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Bon Appetit!

xo Aylin

Mango Cilantro Ceviche

This recipe is sweet, tangy and spicy all in one.

It’s simple and light, yet the flavors leave you satisfied.

Remember the five (identifiable) taste buds:
1. salty (salt)
2. sour (orange)
3. bitter (cilantro)
4. sweet (orange, mango)
5. savory (salt, red pepper)

Whenever you are constructing a dish, make sure you are fulfilling each of those to some degree. It’ll make for a complete snack/meal that won’t leave you itching for that “something else”.

Mango Cilantro Ceviche

Ingredients:

– 1 mango, peeled and julienned
– 1 orange’s juice
– 1 bunch cilantro, chopped finely
– 1/4 tsp red pepper
– 1/4 tsp salt

Serves 2-3

Directions:

Slice around the mango’s core. I keep the skin on and peel it off after I remove the core, otherwise it becomes too slippery to cut.

The skin should peel right off. If not, skin it closely to the surface with a sharp knife. Watch dem fingas!

Next, slice the mango into even, thin strips.

Set the mango aside to prepare the garnish/sauce.

In a small bowl, combine the juice of 1 orange with finely chopped cilantro, sea salt and red pepper (flakes are best, but for some reason I was feelin’ the powder).

Add the mixture to the mango slices and then toss so the mixture is evenly distributed.

I took my share…

This makes a wonderful snack or breakfast! It’s refreshing, fragrant and a delightful gesture 🙂 Enjoy!

xoxo