Mango Basil Salsa

This flavor combo comes straight from the cooking class I took in Puerto Vallarta. I was so surprised to learn how much basil was used in the local food. Plus, mango and basil is an amazing flavor combination. If you haven’t tried it, here’s your chance!


For this mango basil salsa, you’ll need:
1 ripe mango
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Start off by peeling the skin off of the mango.

Next, slice up the mango and chop the basil.

Put the mango and basil into a food processor with the olive oil, salt and lemon juice. Purée until smooth.

And there you have it! Mango basil salsa! So easy!

I served my mango basil salsa on top of tilapia fish tacos that I cooked in a bag .

This would be great over rice and beans or on top of a salad. I even thought about using this combo as the base for an awesome cocktail… The possibilities are endless! What do you think this would be best used as?