Simple Mango Salsa Recipe

simple mango salsa for Weight Watchers 1 Points Plus

Weight Watchers Friendly Simple Mango Salsa

This simple mango salsa is perfect for fish or chicken. And perfect for Weight Watchers too!

We’ve been trying to eat more fish these days. It’s good for you and makes a great simple, quick easy healthy dinner. So, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to season or sauce our fish. Salsas are a great option because they can perk up the plainest protein while providing a serving or two of those all-important fruits and/or vegetables.

Recently this simple mango salsa recipe caught my eye. I decided to give it a try. With its beautiful peach and green hues and bright tropical flavor, it was the perfect tasty topping for simple grilled fish. And with just 5 ingredients, you can make it in minutes! It would be delicious with chicken too.

Skinny on Simple Mango Salsa Recipe

In addition to being delicious, this simple mango salsa is really easy to make because begin with jarred green salsa. The addition of chopped mango, cilantro, onion and lime make it special.

If you’re not sure about the best way to chop a mango I’ve included a helpful video at the end of the post.

According to my calculations each serving of this salsa has one Weight Watchers Points Plus when you run it through recipe builder. But, since it contains only ZERO Points foods, I probably wouldn’t count it.  I try to reward myself for eating more fresh fruits and vegetables whenever I can. This works for the Simply Filling Technique too.


Simple Mango Salsa Recipe
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A simple zesty salsa that will jazz up your next dinner of chicken or fish
Recipe type: Salsa
Serves: 4
  • 1 mango, ripe but still a little firm, peeled and chopped
  • ¾ cup jarred green salsa
  • ⅓ cup chopped cilantro or parsley
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • Squeeze of fresh lime juice (optional)
  1. Stir the ingredients together in a bowl and serve or refrigerate for several hours.
Cook's Notes
Nutrition Estimates Per Serving: (1/2 cup): 49 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g cholesterol, 12 g carbohydrate, 9 g sugar, 1 g protein, 1 g fiber, 260 mg sodium and 1 PointsPlusNote: You want a ripe mango for this mango salsa. A ripe mango should give a little when you press it. The trickiest part of this simple salsa recipe is peeling and chopping the mango. Cut the mango in two halves, along it's pit. Score the flesh of each half into cubes. Flip inside out and cut the cubes from the peel into a bowl. (I find this method easier than trying to peel the skin from the fruit.)

Source: This simple mango salsa recipe is adapted from the cookbook, Homemade in a Hurry: More than 300 Shortcut Recipes for Delicious Home Cooked Meals by Andrew Schloss.

*PointsPlus® for this simple mango salsa calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

How to Cut a Mango:

If you liked this simple mango salsa you might also like:

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Easy Healthy Fresh Tomato Salsa (Simple Nourished Living)

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