Cucumber-Mango Salsa

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Author Notes: I usually eat my crunchy cucumbers plain with just a sprinkle of sea salt, between some buttered bread. For a little more excitement, I came up with this salsa. It's awesome on a hot dog with a little Sriracha Mayo spooned over the top. Or just dig in with some nice tortilla chips.mrslarkin

Serves about 4 cups

  • 2 cups English or kirby cucumber, peeled or not, medium dice
  • 1 mango, firm but ripe, peeled, medium dice
  • 1 small red onion, medium dice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 small jalapeno, finely diced, or several dashes of Cholula or Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or cilantro, or both
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a bowl, combine the cucumber, mango, onion, garlic, jalapeno, mint, and lime zest. Toss lightly.
  2. In a measuring cup, whisk the lime juice, oil and honey. Pour over the veggies and mix gently.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately, for optimal crunch!

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