Mmm? Mango or Mars bar-what will it be?
This mango and melon fruit salad with honey lime and mint, was a popular recipe prepared by young people attending the Carrickfergus Cookery School at Carrickfergus YMCA.
They learned tips on how to prepare a mango and discovered that they are very tasty and packed full of nutrients.
Mango and Melon Fruit Salad
2 fresh mangoes, peeled, stone removed and cut into 2 cm cubes
1 melon peeled, de-seeded and cut into 2 cm cubes
1 tablespoon runny honey by Sainsbury’s
Juice and zest of 1 lime
1 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
1. Place the cubed mango and melon into a large bowl.
2. Add the lime zest and freshly squeezed lime juice.
3. Add the honey and freshly chopped mint and mix well.
4. Delicious as a healthy starter or a dessert.
Cooks’ tip: For a super quick dessert, Try adding one ball of finely chopped stem ginger to one cubed mango, place in a sundae glass and top with Greek yoghurt, and top with crushed ginger snap biscuits.
Did you know? Mangoes are very rich in vitamins A C and E.
They are also high in fibre.