30 Fresh Mango Recipes That Give a Taste of the Tropics

Blushing yellow mangoes taste marvelous prepared in sweet and savory ways! Bring a little island flair to your table with these smoothie bowls, salsas, burgers, shrimp dinners, cakes, and more recipes with fresh mangoes. Try a new mango recipe recipe every day of the month!

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    Strawberry, Mango & Rose Pavlova

    A meringue of whipped egg whites acts as the cakelike base in this light-as-air fruit dessert. Coat mangoes and strawberries in a bit of sugar and allow to stand for 20 minutes to create a no-fuss syrupy topping.

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    White Chili

    Balance out the rich and savory qualities of this pork shoulder stew with a sliced mango garnish.

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    Tropical Fruit Smoothie Bowl

    Jump on the smoothie bowl trend with this chia-topped breakfast recipe that comes together in your food processor or blender! Sweet mango and pineapple cubes help disguise the flavor of the spinach.

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    Mango Margaritas

    Strawberry and lime margaritas are so been-there, done-that. Introduce your blender to a refreshing new flavor: mango! The smooth tropical staple makes a silky base for this tequila-splashed party drink.

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    Shrimp, Mango, and Couscous Skillet

    This island-inspired shrimp skillet just needs a side salad to hit all five food groups in one dinner.

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    Sweet Honey-Ginger Beet and Mango Smoothies

    Frozen mango cubes and mango nectar disguise a lot of nutrition in these pretty smoothies. Picky eaters will never know that beets, sweet peppers, and tofu are all hiding inside!

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    Mango-Banana Coconut Crepes with Cajeta Syrup

    By now you know that pineapple and mango pair together perfectly, but banana deserves a moment, too! A trio of tropical fruits— bananas, mangoes, and coconut—adds so much flavor to these crepes.

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    Orange-Mango Agua Fresca

    Time to break out the blender! These poppy-yellow party drinks call for freshly squeezed orange juice, lime, and, of course, mangoes. Make them extra cute with multicolor straws.

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    Mango-Carrot Cake

    Mangoes not in season? Not to worry. This gorgeous twist on carrot cake calls for a simple bottle of store-bought mango juice so you can enjoy the fruit-infused cake anytime of the year.

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    Chocolate and Mango Yogurt

    Plain-Jane yogurt looks and tastes better when dressed in toasty walnuts, grated dark chocolate, refreshing mint, and ultrasweet mango.

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    Mango-Ginger-Banana Bread

    Bananas can't do all the work—it's time to let mango in on the fun! Fold the chopped tropical fruit into the batter for a sweet, juicy surprise in every lush bite!

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    Mango Pico de Gallo

    Add a pop of color to your bag of golden tortilla chips. Mango and jicama—a sweet Mexican yam—make a crisp-cool team alongside red onions and peppers in this ready-to-scoop pico de gallo.

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    Mango Chicken Tinga

    Tinga is a slow-cooked, shredded-meat stew that's popping up in restaurants all over Southern California. This variation uses chicken, mango nectar, and a plethora of savory spices for a coastal Mexican twist.

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    Pan-Seared Shrimp Salad with Mango-Lime Dressing

    Shake up a bottle of made-from-scratch mango dressing for your next shrimp salad. Our fruity version, featuring honey and lip-puckering lime, is perfect parts tart and sweet.

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    Turkey-Mango Quesadillas

    Mix up Mexican night with smoked-turkey-and-Gouda quesadillas. The secret to the fancy favorite? Bottled salsa with red peppers, peaches, and mango. Best of all, they're made in less than 20 minutes.

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    Brats with Mango Relish

    Brats never looked so good. Refresh the condiment lineup at your next cookout with a topper brighter than mustard: mango. The sweet yellow fruit joins red onions and tantalizing jerk seasoning for a relish you can't resist.

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    Mango and Corn Salad with Curry Vinaigrette

    Mangoes, onions, and fresh-off-the-cob corn hit the grill in this smoky summer salad recipe. Serve the golden toppers warm over leafy arugula, then drizzle in a zingy lemon-curry dressing.

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    Jerk Burgers with Mango Salsa

    Leave the ketchup in the fridge! Mix mango with sweet peppers, onion, fresh ginger, apple jelly, and a hint of lime juice for an unexpected (and unexpectedly delicious) burger topper.

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    Crab-Shrimp Cakes with Mango-Cucumber Salsa

    Bake panko-crusted crab cakes in muffin cups for easy portion control—and an extra-crispy coating. That crunchy exterior pairs nicely with the sweet and creamy mango in the salsa.

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    Tropical Breakfast Sandwich

    Dress up your bagel thin sandwich with a Hawaiian combination of ham, mango slices, and coconut.

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    Mango-Stuffed Lassi Toast

    Surprise brunch guests by stuffing oven-baked French toast with mango lassi filling (cream cheese, mango, and cardamom).

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    Fajita-Style Beef Tacos

    Cayenne-dusted steak, fresh mangoes, and caramelized Maui onions make a simple yet scrumptious filling for soft tortilla shells. Sprinkle with cilantro and a squeeze of lip-smacking lime to heighten the flavors.

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    Peach-Mango Pie

    Pie-lovers will swoon over the lavish peach-mango filling in this sugar-sprinkled dessert. Every spoonful is oozing with homey nutmeg and warm cinnamon. Pair with classic vanilla ice cream for the perfect nostalgic treat.

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    Triple-Mango Chicken

    The "triple" comes into play in the sauce the chicken breasts are sauteed in for this 20-minute meal. Fresh mango cubes, chutney, and fruit drink fuse to become a scrumptious topper.

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    Crusted Tuna with Chile-Tomato Adobo and Spicy Mango

    Sweet mango turns sassy with the help of tart lime and zippy pepper. Spoon the mango over peppercorn-crusted tuna steaks and homemade enchilada sauce for a spicy Mexican dinner.

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    Seared Scallop-Tequila Shooters

    Sprinkle agave-brushed scallops with chipotle chile pepper, then fry, skew, and enjoy atop a pretty (and delicious) mango-pineapple puree. A splash of tequila makes them fiestaworthy.

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    Coconut Panna Cotta with Tropical Fruit

    Bring island delicacies to your dessert tray by topping milky-smooth coconut panna cotta with a naturally sweet assortment of papaya, starfruit, pineapple, and mango.

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    Orange-Simmered Pork Chops with Mango Relish

    Watch our cayenne-coated pork chops sizzle and pop with fresh island flavors. Mango, pineapple, clementine, orange: It's got almost everything but the kitchen sink.

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    Nectarine-Mango Jam

    Smear your scones and pastries with nothing but the best: mango jam. The homemade concoction stars fresh peaches, chopped mangoes, and a sunny splash of lemon juice for sweet-as-candy appeal.

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    Jerk Chicken Thighs with Mango-Pineapple Relish

    Tame spicy jerk seasoning with a fresh honey-laced mango and pineapple relish.

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