Today we thought we’d add a delicious dessert into the mix! But to stick with our Cinco de Mayo theme we are bringing you a dessert recipe with jalapenos. You read the right, jalapeno dessert! Jalapenos originated in Mexico and we typically see two types in our supermarket produce section: red and green. What many don’t know is that they are the same jalapeno, it’s just that the green ones were picked before they fully ripened and turned red. The great thing about jalapenos is that they are also used to help treat seasonal allergies, which means that this is a timely recipe for the month of May!
This dish is traditionally served with honey, so we changed it up to make it vegan. While this recipe uses maple syrup, other alternatives to try include brown rice (be sure it is gluten free, some brown rice syrup is fermented with barley), agave nectar and liquid stevia. So pick your potion and dig into this delicious dish!
Vegan, Gluten-Free Jalapeno Lime Mango Slices
Yield: Serves 2
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- 1 mango
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 red jalapeno, finely chopped
- 1 lime peel, finely chopped
Cut lime peel off of lime, and mince. Combine lime zest, chopped jalapeno and syrup, stir and set aside. Slice mangoes and arrange on plates. Pour maple syrup, lime, jalapeno mixture over mango slices. Enjoy!
This dessert is so yummy and easy to make. This is a perfect dessert option to follow a heavy meal, light and delicious!
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