It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a recipe with you, but today that changes. I’m bringing a vibrant, flavorful and fresh mango salsa to the table that’s both healthy and delicious. It’s a little sweet, with a bit of heat, and is a nice change-up to the usual tomato based salsas.
Fresh Mango Salsa
This fresh mango salsa recipe is simple, versatile and makes a perfect accompaniment for gatherings and get-togethers. Serve with chips, or add as a side or condiment to all sorts of meals, like simple bean tacos, burritos and various bowl style meals, like this Cuban Black Bean + Mango Bowl recipe that is crazy-delicious!
Why this fresh mango salsa recipe is the best!
- Simple, fresh ingredients
- Quick & easy
- Colorful & healthy
- Light & refreshing
- Vegan (of course)
- Can be made ahead
Lots to love about this salsa, and if you’re a mango fan, I know you’ll agree!
How To Make Mango Salsa
This is a wonderful combination of ingredients so don’t skip on anything. But, do feel free to adjust the ingredients by adding more or less of anything to suit your taste. The one ingredient you may want to be careful with is the jalapeno, as some are hotter than others (see notes).
Prep the produce: Once the mango, bell pepper and jalapeno are cored and seeded, dice & mince them, along with the onion (shown above). If you have never cut a mango before, here is a good resource with two methods to choose from: How to Cut a Mango
Combine: Add the mango, red pepper, onion, jalapeno and cilantro to a large bowl (shown above), add a pinch of salt and squeeze of lime, give a good stir (shown below).
And there you have it, a quick, deliciously healthy and colorful mango salsa to share with family and friends, or enjoy all by yourself!
Commonly Asked Questions
Can Mango Salsa Be Made Ahead Of Time?
Yes! To make mango salsa ahead of time, simply prepare as directed, and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 – 4 days, or store in the freezer, in a freezer safe container for up to 2 months.
Can You Freeze Mango Salsa?
Sure can! You can keep mango salsa in the freezer, in a freezer safe container for up to 2 months. When ready to serve, let thaw in the refrigerator for 1 – 2 days, or on the counter for a few hours.
More Snack Ideas
Because you can never have too many appetizer and snack ideas. Take a look at these other delicious vegan recipes for more inspiration. You just may find a new favorite!
- Stuffed Avocados
- 7-Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip
- Baked Sweet Potato Wedges
- Mango & Avocado Cauliflower Rice Sushi
- See all Appetizer and Snack recipes!
FRESH MANGO SALSA
Add a little sunshine to your chips! This colorful, fresh salsa is great with simple bean tacos, burritos and vegan bowls too.
- Prep Time: 10 min
- Total Time: 10 min
- Yield: Serves 6
- Category: Snack, Appetizer
- Cuisine: Vegan
- 2 large mangos, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1/4 red onion, minced
- 1 small jalapeno, minced
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- pinch of mineral salt
- 1 lime, juice of
Place the diced mango, bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and cilantro in a medium/large mixing bowl. Add pinch of salt and squeeze of lime juice over top, gently toss to coat. Let stand for 30 minutes so flavors can mingle.
Serve with chips, or as a condiment or side to any complimentary meal, such as bean tacos, bean & quinoa/rice burritos, and various vegan bowl meals.
Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 – 6 days.
If you feel a whole jalapeno is too much for your taste, use half, adding more as needed. Some jalapenos are hotter than others, so be sure to taste for heat before adding a whole one.
Never cut a mango before? Here are 2 methods to get you started: How to Cut a Mango