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How do you know if your mango is ripe

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer almost 5 years ago
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Maedl

Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added almost 5 years ago

And it should smell sweet.

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added almost 5 years ago

I never trust how they feel, but rather how they smell. A ripe mango should smell sweet or sometimes almost floral, but very very fragrant.

Leave it on the counter for another day if unsure -- there's nothing more sad than un underripe mango (unless it's being purposely used green for chutney, which is another story).

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