By Aylin Erman, EcoSalon
The benefits of mango with a recipe to add to the love.
Mango is a meaty fruit that holds its own quite well in more complex dishes. It is a nutrition powerhouse with some major benefits – it lowers cholesterol, regulates sex hormones, boosts sex drive, improves concentration and memory, treats acne, fights diabetes, and prevents cancer and heart disease. It it also helpful for women going through menopause or who are pregnant.
The parsley adds an earthy tone to the citrus from the grapefruit and sweetness from the mango, and the cayenne gives the salad an additional edge that will not only taste great but also boost your metabolism.
Spicy Mango Citrus Ceviche
- 1 mango
- Juice of 1 grapefruit
- 1 tbsp chopped parsley or cilantro
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- Dash of sea salt
Julienne the mango and place on a serving tray with the grapefruit juice. The longer the mango sits in the citrus, the more tender and infused with flavor it becomes.
Add the sea salt, cayenne and chopped parsley or cilantro.
Aylin Erman currently resides in Istanbul and is creator of plant-based recipe website GlowKitchen.