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Cucumber Mango Salsa

I LOVE mango salsa. I was apprehensive about it at first but It’s so light and full of flavor! Since I’ve first tried it, I love using it on about anything: burritos, nachos, tacos, sandwich wraps, burgers –  it’s even delicious just eating it by the spoonful!Cucumber Mango Salsa #Spicy #Mango #Salsa

Cucumber Mango Salsa #Spicy #Mango #Salsa

Who knew fruit other than a tomato goes great in salsa? The first time I even heard of mango salsa, my reaction was, “ummm, what? “. After trying it I was surprised that something like mango would go so well as a salsa. So I’ve concocted my own, and to liven things up a bit, I added some jalapeno and cucumber to it that really gives it a good bite and a mild spice that you’ll love!

Cucumber Mango Salsa #Spicy #Mango #Salsa

This is such a quick and easy thing to make any night. Just chop everything up, mix it altogether and serve! I love having this or my pico de gallo handy during the week because it makes a quick dinner a little more special? Don’t have time to do anything for dinner? Cook up some quesadillas, with a side of beans and top it with some mango salsa!

Cucumber Mango Salsa #Spicy #Mango #Salsa

And look at all the colors! Plenty of vitamins and nutrients to counteract that greasy quesadilla right?! I mean I’m no nutritionist, but I’m pretty sure that’s how it works. OK, maybe that’s not how it works, but I can always dream right?!

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Prep

Cutting a Mango

I think the first time I tried cutting a mango I got pretty frustrated, thinking I could just cut it down the center without any problem. The fact is there is a hard center that you won’t be able to cut through. You’l want to cut the mango close to the center and along this hard “pit”. You can do this across 2 sides, and then get smaller spears if you want to get the full use out of 1 mango.

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Recipes With Mango Salsa

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Cucumber Mango Salsa
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Easy Cucumber Mango Salsa with cucumber, jalapeno, mango and other veggies. Sweet with spicy that'll make a great topping to any dish!
Servings Prep Time
2 cups 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 cups 5 minutes
Cucumber Mango Salsa
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Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Easy Cucumber Mango Salsa with cucumber, jalapeno, mango and other veggies. Sweet with spicy that'll make a great topping to any dish!
Servings Prep Time
2 cups 5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 cups 5 minutes
Ingredients
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cups
Instructions
  1. Cut Your Mango in half along the side of the pit. With your halves, slice vertically, then horizontally making cubes.
  2. Push the center of the mango from the skin side towards you so it makes all the cubs "pop" out, then with a spoon scoop out the mango and place in a bowl.
  3. Dice your tomato, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, and onion.
  4. Add all of it into the same bowl with the mango, squeeze the lime juice, and add salt.
  5. Mix it all together and you have a lovely cucumber mango salsa! Place in the fridge until you're read to use!
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Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile

I’m an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to’s and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!

  • CookinCanuck

    Mango salsa is one of my favorites, particularly on top of grilled fish or with shrimp tacos. The colors in your salsa are beautiful!

    • Since the grocery stores keep having mango sales we’ve been eating it a lot lately and becoming a favorite over here too! lol

  • Andi G.

    This is a beautiful salsa. I love mango salsa but don’t think I’ve had it combined with tomato. Sounds like a delicious combo!

    • Thanks Andi, It’s pretty good with the tomatoes! Gives it a pico de gallo feel with some sweet to the spicy!

  • Sarah Caron

    What a lovely salsa. I love mango salsa — especially when it’s on the spicier side since the contrast of sweet and spicy is a favorite. I bet this would be great on grilled chicken.

    • Great, NOw i’m craving some grilled chicken with this mango salsa on top ????. Thanks Sarah!

  • We love mango too…I started making mango salsa this summer too and now we can’t stop eating it. I pretty much always have mangoes in the house! I’m excited to have another salsa recipe to try!

  • I love mango salsa too and could eat it straight from the bowl. The colors in your salsa are beautiful!

  • THIS is what I call happy food! 🙂 So beautiful and so vibrant!

  • Sara Welch

    This looks awesome, I made mango salsa over the weekend too!

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