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Mango Salsa Pasta

This is a simple, yet refreshing pasta salad punched with the goodness of mango. Fun to make and delicious. Great on its own, and as a soothing side-dish.

Enjoy the fruity sensation!

Mango Salsa Pasta
Mango Salsa Pasta

(Serves 1)

- Spiral Pasta (or macaronis), boiled according to package instructions
– 1 just-ripe mango, diced
– 1 small tomato, diced
– 1 small red onion, diced
– 1/2 small chilli padi, seeded & finely chopped
– grated zest & juice of 1 large lime
– chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves/parsley

(credits: recipe for mango salsa adapted from ‘Grill it’ by Murdoch Books)


In a bowl, just toss the ingredients together and mix well. That’s it! Yay!

Slicing the mango, the cheater's way
My short-cut way of cutting the mangoes into small cubes

This is my first entry to the wonderful Presto Pasta Nights hosted by Once Upon a Feast =)

Related Recipe:

French Beans in Pine Nuts & Mangoes

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11 Responses to “Mango Salsa Pasta”

  1. tigerfish — April 14, 2008 @ 3:02 pm

    Looks like the cheater way is quite common…coz I do it this way too! :P

    Love this pasta salad – sounds so light and easy. And it’s got a citrus factor to it that makes me go weak.


  2. Joyce — April 14, 2008 @ 5:48 pm

    WHOA! WHOA! WHOA! Mango salsa! I had a taste of no not taste..a whole tub of this while in Portland from the Wholefoods supermarket. DROOL!!! Love it! love it! love it! Tangy! Sweet! Spicy! WHOOHOO! Time for me to run out and start making! Thanks for the recipe!


  3. didally — April 14, 2008 @ 10:52 pm

    Woah! This salsa pasta looks so fresh and yummy.

    I diced up my mango this way too. :)


  4. Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) — April 15, 2008 @ 4:01 am

    I just bought a whole box of mangoes at Costco last week and wondered what to do with them. This recipe looks perfect!


  5. Chef Erik — April 15, 2008 @ 8:02 am

    Looks refreshing! You have to love the mango trick :)


  6. Joyce — April 15, 2008 @ 11:11 am

    I love costco too! It’s been a while…


  7. wiffy — April 17, 2008 @ 1:01 pm

    Thank you for the kind comments :)


  8. Susan — April 17, 2008 @ 7:08 pm

    I cheat, too – all the time. :wink: Who could bear wasting even one inch of a perfect mango? This is such a pretty dish, and that’s a great opening shot!


  9. Ruth — April 18, 2008 @ 6:56 pm

    Thanks for playing Presto Pasta Nights. This dish skips spring and jumps right into summer! Thanks, I need a dose of that.



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