BBQ Mango Chicken Herb Burger

Burgers with herbs and a modern day twist. Recipe makes four 6 oz. burgers.

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Blackberry Mango Mint Cava Granita

Not quite a cocktail but still makes the cut on our list of spectacular summer herb & sparkling wine recipes and we just simply couldn’t leave it out!

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Blackberry Mango Mint Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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Cilantro Lime Mango Gazpacho

from Culinary Herb Center Class- Summer Gazpacho

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Cilantro Lime Mango Gazpacho

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 medium mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced small 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 3 large cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine 1 red onion, chopped fine 3 cloves of garlic, chopped fine 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and chopped fine ¼ cup rice wine vinegar ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine […]

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Coconut Mango Mint Lip Smacker

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon coconut butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 tablespoons beeswax 1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil 1 tablespoon fresh mango, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped DIRECTIONS Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. Strain contents into a jar. Let harden.

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Coconut Mango Sweet Tamales with Ginger Butter

Makes 20 tamales Ingredients For the coconut mango mixture 1 ripe mango, peeled and chopped 1 cup shredded coconut ¼ cup sugar in the raw 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped (seeds added to mixture) â…“ cup coconut milk For the tamale dough 2 cups masa harina 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 ½ cups coconut mango […]

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Coconut Sticky Rice Mangoes (Mock Sushi)

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 cup of sweet/ glutinous or “sticky” rice 2 cups of coconut milk ¾ cup of white sugar 1 tablespoons lime zest 2 teaspoons rice flour 1 ripe mango, sliced into thin “sashimi” like pieces 1 teaspoon salt Directions Wash rice three times in cold water, draining after each wash. Then completely […]

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Creamy Lime-Sickle Trifle

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 pint 0% Greek Yogurt 4 key limes zest 1 teaspoon agave nectar 1 vanilla bean pod ½ cup flaked almonds, toasted 1 tablespoon golden flax seeds, ground ½ cup of your favorite seasonal fruit (cherries, berries or mango work great) ¼ cup dried coconut ½ cup of granola 10 ginger […]

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Fresh Mango Margarita (Rocks)

Makes a few cocktails…. Ingredients 3 ripe mangoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped Zest of 1 lime Juice of 2 limes Juice of 1 orange 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup hot water  tequila Blanco Coarse salt Limes for garnish and taste Directions Mix together in a blender ( or with a hand held emulsifier) mangoes, lime […]

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Ginger Brown Rice Coconut Milk Mango Risotto

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup fresh mango, peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 cup short-grain brown rice, rinsed 1 cup coconut milk 2 cups milk, warmed 1 vanilla bean, split ¼ cup shredded coconut PREPARATION In a medium-size saucepot over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter and […]

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Herbal Garden Summer Rolls

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves […]

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Jalapeño Mango Margaritas

Makes 1 large pitcher

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Jamaican Mango Pepper Sauce

Makes approximately 1 cup sauce Ingredients 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 medium shallot, chopped 1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, stems and seeds removed and chopped ¼ cup golden raisins 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon allspice berries, freshly ground 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, freshly […]

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Laotian Coconut Sweet Rice with Mango

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 cup of sweet/gluttonous or “sticky” rice 2 cups of coconut milk ¾ cup of refined sugar 1 teaspoon of coconut essence 1 tablespoons grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons rice flour 1 ripe mango, sliced to your preference 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup of toasted coconut shavings DIRECTIONS Wash rice three times […]

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Lemonades – Creative Ideas

Here’s your chance to get creative. Blueberry Lemon Sparkle Just add mashed blueberries to sparkling lemonade recipe Raspberry Mint Lemon Sparkle Just add mashed raspberries and chopped mint to sparkling lemonade recipe Tropical Mango Limeade Just add pureed mango to limeade recipe Waterme-lemonade Just add pureed watermelon to lemonade recipe Blackberry Fizz Lemonade Just add […]

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Lime Scented Rice Pudding With Fresh Mangoes

Inspired by the Indian influences of Cape Town and its famous rose and cardamom rice puddings, this recipe has a fresh and tropical twist

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Mango Banana Spring Rolls with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Makes 6 rolls Ingredients 1 cup sweet red bean paste (recipe follows) 6 small rice paper wrappers 1 semi ripe mango sliced long and thin 2 bananas, halved and sliced into 3 inch long strips about ½ and inch thick Fresh Star Anise Strawberry Sauce (recipe follows) Directions In a large bowl of warm water, […]

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Mango BBQ Sauce

Makes approx. 3 cups

Use for BBQ ribs, hamburgers, pulled pork, or steaks!

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Mango Lassi

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 3 cups plain yogurt Juice of ½ lemon 1 cup canned mango pulp (preferably Ratna Alfonso brand) ½ cup cold water 20 ice cubes ¼ cup sugar, or to taste DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients in a blender, and process until the yogurt is frothy and the ice is is crushed […]

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Mango Mint Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, seed removed, and chopped ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup water ½ cup ice Juice of one lime 3 tablespoons honey DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

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Mango Mint Sorbet

INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups chopped mint 2 cups fresh mango, peeled, deseeded and chopped Zest and juice of 1 lime ¼ cup heavy cream DIRECTIONS Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and chopped mint. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, simmer for […]

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Mango Negroni

2 ounces mango infused gin* 1 ounce campari 1/2  ounce sweet vermouth Mango slice garnish In a rocks glass stir together the gin, campari and sweet vermouth.  Fill with ice and garnish with a slice of mango. *Mango infused Gin-Place one ripe mango (chopped)  in a mason jar and fill with gin and allow to […]

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Mango Sage BBQ Sugar

Sprinkle pork, chicken or baby back ribs with the sugar concoction before or during grilling.

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Mango Salsa

serve over fish or meat

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Mango Shrimp Summer Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 24 medium sized shrimp, shelled, poached and tails removed ½ […]

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Mexican Samurai

Makes 1 cocktail 2 ounces (really good quality) Anejo Tequila ½ ounce Domaine de Canton Ginger Liquor 1 ounce Ginger, Mango & Chili Syrup* Juice of 1 Lime Sake (ice cold and preferable a floral dry type) Chili Pepper Cilantro – Lime Garnish* In a shaker filled with ice, combine the tequila, ginger liquor, syrup […]

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Pan Roasted Bass with Tropical Mango Salsa and Coconut Cilantro Rice

Serves 4 Ingredients Ger-Nis Herb Chili Pepper 1 tangerine 4 4-ounce bass fillets, skin on (no more than two inches thick) Avocado oil or olive oil 1 cup fresh pineapple, cubed small 1 cup ripe but firm mango, cubed small ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped small ¼ cup red onion, chopped fine ¼ cup […]

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Strawberry Mango Basil Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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