Cultivated in India for several thousand years, mangoes come in hundreds of varieties.
With a taste described by many as a cross between a peach and a pineapple, mangoes make a delicious ingredient in sweet and savory salads, salsas, smoothies or desserts.
Culinary Caution! Be advised, these sweet fruits contain 24 grams of sugar per 1 cup serving.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=1,002
Selecting and Storing Mangos
Look for fruit with an unblemished, yellow skin blushed with red. Underripe mangoes will ripen at room temperature in two to three days. Ripe mangoes will stay fresh for two to three days in the refrigerator.