Sliced Summer Fruits with Mango Puree

Mango Puree

Make this mango puree as an accompaniment for those hot summer months. You can serve it as suggested below atop sliced summer fruits or add it as a topping for ice cream. Either way it is absolutely delicious.

Sliced Summer Fruits with Mango Puree

  • 1 mango
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • ½ small papaya, slice into thin wedges
  • ¼ cantaloupe or honeydew, sliced thin
  • 8 strawberries, hulled
  • ¾ cup cherries, pitted & halved (1/4 lb)
  • ½ grapefruit, sliced & sectioned
  • 1 peach, sliced & cut into wedges
  • 2 plums, sliced
  • 1/3 cup (1 oz) pecans
  • 4 sprigs of fresh mint

Press mango through sieve and remove tough fibers.  Place in stainless steel pan and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and cayenne.  Chill.

Divide the puree among 4 large serving plates .  Arrange fruit on top and garnish with nuts and mint.

Mango Puree


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