The mango didn’t wasn’t crowned the “king of fruits” based only on its delicious, sweet taste. In addition to being juicy and flavorsome, mangos can help prevent cancer, promote eye health, and aid in digestion. Besides health benefits, this fruit clears and brightens your complexion and can improve your memory. Mangos also help normalize insulin levels in diabetics and provide a good source of iron to people with anemia. (lifemojo.com) This summer fruit is extremely versatile and can be enjoyed with many different kinds of food and drinks.
Enjoy a reprieve from the hot Phoenix sun and unwind with a cool mango margarita!
Mango Margarita (from The Free People Blog)
¼ Cup Orange Juice
2 Tbsp Lime Juice
1 Tbsp Agave
¼ Cup Puree
¾ Cup Orange Juice
1 Tbsp Lime Juice
1 Shot Tequila
Blend puree ingredients together using a blender or food processor.
Spread out your margarita salt and a sprinkle with chili powder.
Pour some water onto a small plate, and dip the rim of your glass to get it wet. Then dip the wet rim into your margarita salt to line the rim.
Place puree, orange juice, lime juice, and tequila in a cocktail shaker and shake.
Pour into glass, garnish and serve
For the best margaritas, pick up some fresh mangos at one of these local farmers’ markets:
3502 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix
Old Town Scottsdale
The City parking facility at the corner of Brown and 1st Street In the Old Town area
14 E. Pierce Street, Phoenix 602.254.1799