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Mango Avocado Salsa

Something fun to start today … Dan Lepard at The Guardian listed my White Chocolate Lime Cookies as one of the Highlights from the Blogs This Week!!  See the mention here, and thank you to Dan Lepard!!

When I have steak tacos, and I am feeling summery, I make mango avocado salsa to go on top.  I love the cool greens and bright yellow of this salsa.  It puts me in the mood to relax, and the refreshing taste keeps me coming back for more.  As a party dish, it is always very popular not only because it looks pretty but because it tastes so good.

Mango Salsa

It is a simple salsa, but I love simple food.  Mango avocado salsa makes a wonderful accompaniment to rich, spicy beef or grilled chicken.  It is so good on crispy fish tacos I can’t even tell you, but it is just as lovely piled on on corn chips.

It takes hardly any time to make, maybe five or ten minutes, and it lasts for a day or two in the fridge, but it is best eaten the day you make it.  Make sure your mangoes and avocados are ripe, otherise it will not be as sweet and creamy.

Mango Salsa Fixins

Mango Avocado Salsa   Serves 8

2 mangoes, peeled and diced
2 avocados, diced
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced fine
1/2 jalapeno, minced
1/4 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup cilantro, minced
juice of one lime

Combine all the ingredients.  squeeze lime juice over, add salt and toss to mix.

Chill for thirty minutes before serving.

Mango Salsa

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6 Responses to “Mango Avocado Salsa”

  1. Hairball says:

    This sounds so good!. Mangoes are my favorite fruit
    so I need to try this. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Kevin says:

    This salsa looks nice and cool and creamy and refreshing.

  3. jenn says:

    That looks absolutely delicious!!

  4. Kirby! says:

    You can’t beat Mango Salsa!! (even though it still reminds me of that cavemen commercial from a few years ago)

  5. I can taste this just reading the recipe. Mango and avocado — how can this not be good? Thanks, Kelly.


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