37 Reasons Mangoes Are The Greatest Fruit

“It’s not summer until you’ve eaten a mango” - Australian proverb.

1. Mango Curd Tart

A delicious summer version of a lemon tart. Recipe here.

2. Mango and Passionfruit Caramel Tart

Though slicing the mango is time consuming, it looks so impressive. Recipe here.

3. Mango Jalapeño Margaritas

Spicy and sweet and most importantly, alcoholic. Recipe here.

4. Frozen Mango Cakes

The macadamia crust really takes this to another level. Recipe here.

5. BBQ Chicken and Mango Quesadillas

Proof that mango isn’t just for desserts. Recipe here.

6. Mango Frozen Yogurt

Its yoghurt, so you can eat it for breakfast. Recipe here.

7. Mango Coconut Bread

Mango and coconut are just destined to be together. Recipe here.

8. Coconut Quinoa with Sticky Mango

A great breakfast alternative to oatmeal. Recipe here.

9. Mango and White Chocolate Cookies

So good you’ll want to down the whole batch in one go. Recipe here.

10. Mango & Avocado Beef Burger

Mango? On a burger? You won’t believe how well this works. Recipe here.

11. Mango Iced Tea

Just what you need on a super-hot day. Recipe here.

12. Sweet and Spicy Mango Prawns

Mango is the perfect balance for the spiciness of chilli. Recipe here.

13. Mango Mojitos

Who knew mojitos could get even more summery? Recipe here.

14. Chicken Teriyaki and Mango Salad

A delicious way to use up leftover veggies. Recipe here.

15. Mango & Passionfruit Mess.

Like a pavlova, but even better. Recipe here.

16. Mango Brûlée

Mango + sugar = so incredibly good. Recipe here.

17. Mango & Black Bean Salad

The ideal dinner for a hot summer night. Recipe here.

18. Mango Chia Icypoles

So easy, so yum! Recipe here.

19. Ginger Mango Chicken

Cooked in parchment so it seems really fancy. Recipe here.

20. White Chocolate Mango Cheesecake

Cheesecake is amazing as is. Mango makes it even better. Recipe here.

21. Mango & Vanilla Cupcakes

It’ll be difficult not to eat the frosting straight from the bowl. Recipe here.

22. Mango Basil Pizza

Mango pairs surprisingly well with basil and cheese. Recipe here.

23. Mango Roll-Ups

A healthier version of your favourite lunchbox treat. Recipe here.

24. Ahi Tuna Mango Stacks With Ginger Dressing

Looks like a rainbow and tastes even better! Recipe here.

25. Mango Slushies With Rum and Mint

Alcoholic slushies? Yes please. Recipe here.

26. Mango & Chia Seed Parfait

It looks almost as good as it tastes. Recipe here.

27. Mango Lemon Bars

Further proof of the incredible mango & coconut partnership. Recipe here.

28. Mango Mousse Cake

Chocolate is always a good idea. Recipe here.

29. Mango Guacamole

You’ll never eat plain guac again after you taste this. Recipe here.

30. Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

It looks like sushi! Recipe here.

31. Mango Carrot Cake

A much fresher take on a classic flavour. Recipe here.

32. Mango Coconut Orange Vodka Crush

This is what you want to be drinking while watching a sunset. Recipe here.

33. Mango Chicken Burgers

The best for summer BBQs. Recipe here.

34. Tropical Hummingbird Cake

Dat icing. Dat coconut. Recipe here.

35. Coconut Crusted Chicken with Mango Salsa

The combination of textures and flavours make this a winner with everyone. Recipe here.

36. Mango & Passionfruit Semifreddo

It looks so damn fancy! Recipe here.

37. BONUS: Whipped Mango Body Butter

Don’t eat it, but use this delightfully scented body butter for super smooth skin. Recipe here.

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Jemima Skelley is a senior writer for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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