Mango Pesto

Servings: 4
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Recipe Categories: Under 30 minutes, Toppings, Appetizers & Side Dishes


1.5 packed cups of fresh basil
1 garlic clove
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts, plus extra to go on top
1/3 cup diced mango
juice of 1 small lemon
1/3 cup olive oil
pinch of red pepper flakes
salt & pepper
sliced cucumbers, for serving


In a small food processor, place the basil, garlic, pine nuts, HALF the mango, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pulse until everything is incorporated. Add the olive oil and pulse a few more times. Taste and adjust seasonings.

Pour the pesto into a small bowl and stir in the remaining diced mango, extra pine nuts, and a few pinches of red pepper flakes.

Serve with sliced cucumbers or toasts.

Courtesy of Jeanine Donofrio of Love and Lemons