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    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with mango recipes

    05/01/2017
    Get your maracas and sombreros ready because the Cinco de Mayo festivities are ready to start. Did you know that Cinco de May is to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over France. What better way to celebrate the Mexican history than by embracing Mexican culture with authentic mango dishes?

    Mexican cuisine is often distinguished by its colorful appearances and blend of versatile ingredients. A few simple ingredients go a long way, and its food has remained to be a convenient and most times social eating experience.

    With such a powerful influence on American cuisine, Mexican culture has nurtured its history while catapulting it forward. Street food in American cities simply wouldn’t be the same without Mexican influence. Mexico’s fusion of fresh ingredients and bold flavors has become a vital piece of American cuisine’s puzzle.

    To honor our great southern neighbors, we’ve collected our favorite Mexican influenced dishes that include one of its most popular fruits – mango.
     

    Tropical Mango Guacamole

    This recipe adds a sweet kick to a Mexican original. The additional of jicama gives eat bite a nice crunch.

     

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    Pork Carnitas

    This dish might have some extra preparation, but your guests are sure to love this Mexican classic.

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    Mango and Plantain Flambe

    Looking for a new dessert? This is it. With a tropical-like glaze, be sure serve over ice cream.

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    Mango Margarita

    Cinco de Mayo might not be such an American celebration without this Mexican cocktail. Enjoy with fresh mango to compliment the citrus flavor.

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    Mango Pico de Gallo

    Salsa fresca gets a sweet update with mango. Quick and easy for all guests – serve with tortilla chips or grilled meat.

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    Baja Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

    Mexican cuisine would be incomplete without its fusions. This dish uses the Baja influences of  Cotija cheese andfresh cod resulting in a savory meal.

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    Mango Michelada

    Sometimes simple is preferred. If you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo in warm climate, this classic drink will be sure to refresh.

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    Cinco de Mango Quesadilla

    The easy finger food that no one can deny. This recipe includes a versatile blend of fresh ingredients, including our favorite: mango.

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    Mango, Tomatillo and Chipotle Salsa

    Call it a sauce, call it a dip, but don’t call it typical. If you thought our best salsa was simply chopped tomatoes and mangos, think again.

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    Celebrate Mexican heritage with a Mexican fruit and authentic dishes. The sweetness and versatility of mangos is a great way to upgrade your Cinco de Mayo celebration.

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