Make It with Mangos

Last Updated July 09, 2016
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Summertime in South Florida means mangos! Here are some of the best ways to put those backyard mangos to work.

Mango Bread

This moist, buttery mango bread, based on Dominique Ansel's banana bread recipe, uses both mango puree and chopped mango. Add nuts or coconut if you want.

Mangoes Mumtaz (Aam Mumtaz)

Mangoes Mumtaz
I was to attend the Mango Festival in Florida one year, and shortly before it a reporter from the Miami Herald came to interview me in New York. She turned out to be an old friend, Maricel Presilla,...

West Florida Grouper with Heirloom Tomatoes, Mango, Blackberry Drizzle

West Florida Grouper with Heirloom Tomatoes, Mango, Blackberry Drizzle
Chef Toby Joseph of Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale uses grouper from the Gulf of Mexico in this colorful presentation.

Black Bean Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Black Bean Quinoa Lettuce Wraps
These sweet and spicy summer wraps are a good way to use backyard mango and avocado. The quinoa filling can be made ahead and refrigerated.

Festive Pavlova

Use any fresh fruits in season for this light, creamy, easy-to-make dessert. The meringue has a melt-in-your-mouth crust and a marshmallow-y interior.

Dark Hot Mango Chutney

This chutney uses Indian spices to make a rich, dark preserve. Use slightly underripe mangos for best results.

Spicy Mango Chutney

Typical of many sweet South Florida chutneys, this recipe is sweet and mildly spicy, using a combination of ripe and unripe mangos.

Macadamia-Crusted Corvina with Coconut Saffron Sauce and Mango Compote

Not only does this fresh, healthy entree make use of local fish, mango and lemongrass, it’s also gluten-free. From chef Julie Frans of Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa, who...

Fresh Mango Salsa

Serve this spicy salsa with Greek yogurt, chips, grilled meat, poultry or fish. Use ripe or slightly underripe mangos – they should not be mushy.

Mango Jalapeño Cheesecake

Rare Fruit and Vegetable Council of Broward County members recall a cheesecake made with habaneros brought in by a member. That recipe is no longer around, but this recipe might be a good substitute....

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