Mango Panini Recipe + Giveaway
Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by the National Mango Board. I received product samples and financial compensation. All thoughts/opinions on their yummyiness are mine alone.
Growing up my single Mom worked full time so I spent summers with my grandparents.
Summers at Grandma’s house meant egg on a rafts for breakfast,grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch, and french fries for dinner. And don’t forget plenty of fresh baked chocolate chip cookies for dessert.
It was pure heaven for 7 year old Baking Beauty!
As I’ve gotten olden my tastes have changed, but I still eat a sandwich almost everyday.
Lacking time and inspiration it’s still often still made of just cheese!
However, that gets boring and isn’t the most nutritious either. I love looking for quick, easy recipes to mix up my lunch time.
My current favorite is the Mango Panini. It’s packed full of tasty veggies,melty cheese, and sweet mango.
Are you sitting there going “Oh yeah that sounds good, but I don’t know what the heck to do with a mango!”.
I was lucky enough to attend a presentation by the National Mango Board to learn their tips and tricks. I’ll give you the Sparknotes version so you’ll be ready to enjoy Mangos in no time!
How to find a mango:
1.Lightly squeeze the mango: You’re looking for something slightly soft (like a ripe peach)
How to Cut:
1.Stand the mango on a cutting board stem down. Imagine an eye looking back at you (this is where the seed is).
2. Place your knife around 1/4 of the way from the center and cut down. Repeat this on the other side.
3. Cut slices into the flesh, but not through the skin.
4. Scoop out with a spoon.
Mango Panini Recipe
- Italian Bread
- Sharp Cheddar Cheese
- Red or Yellow Pepper
- Sautee onion and pepper in a skillet with non stick cooking spray until tender.
- Heat up panini press or skillet.
- Cut mango into spears about the size of a pickle.
- Generously butter your bread.
- Assemble sandwich with cheese, veggies, meat (if desired), and mango.
- Heat in skillet or panini press for around 3-4 minutes.
Is your mouth watering to try a mango now? The National Mango Board has been kind enough to gift one lucky Baking Beauty Reader a Mango Prize Pack.
It will include:
A Mango Sampler, a paring knife, a fruit scoop and a dish towel.
Open to: US Only