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Mango Salsa

Looking for ways to spice up your summer with some healthy salsa? CBCC Dietitian Rhone Levin suggests trying a mango Salsa.

Recently Becky Nichols, with the Loving Libbie’s Fun Time Food Truck, and her young assistant Emily, demonstrated for the clinic how to make it. Apparently it was a hit with everyone! Watch mango salsa in the making.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped ripe mango
  • 1 large, firm tomato, seeded, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil (may substitute canola oil)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro or parsley (stems removed), chopped
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, or to taste

Directions

  • In medium bowl, mix together all ingredients
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour to blend flavors before serving
  • Yield 2 ½ cups

       recipe from American Institute for Cancer Research