Mango Red Pepper Chipotle Egg Salad

6 Aug 2013

Mango Red Pepper Chipotle Egg Salad



It seems like everyone has caught the mango fever.

Everywhere I go, there are mango smoothies, mango yogurt, mango salads, mango salsa... Looks like mango has been shacking up with pretty much everyone.

Not that I'm complaining, of course. I mean, recently I have been making mango smoothiesmango green smoothiescherry mango coffee cakes, and lime chicken and mango wrap to name a few. I have caught the mango fever, and have mixed my famous chipotle egg salad sandwich with that delicious fruit. I mean, I should make the most of having mango around while it's in season, right?




I'm glad I did. This sandwich was everything I could ever want in a sandwich, and more. The smokey flavor or the chipotle powder compliments the sweet taste of mango beautifully, and the bell peppers add a delicious crunch to the mix.

This is the perfect picnic basket recipe, and tastes like summer in a sandwich. Put this egg salad on your favorite bread and you're good to go.





What you'll need:

-8 eggs
-1/4 onion, chopped into cubes
-1 red pepper, chopped into cubes
-2 teaspoons chipotle powder
-1/4 cup mayonnaise
-1 mango, peeled and cut into cubes
+salt and pepper to taste


Directions:

    1.   Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat.
    2.   Let eggs stand in the hot water for around 10 minutes.
    3.   Remove from hot water and place in a bowl of cold water. Peel the eggs and chop them into cubes.
    4.   Place the chopped eggs in a medium bowl and stir in the onions, red peppers, chipotle powder, and mayonnaise. Fold in the mangoes.




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13 comments:

  1. Very tempting n feeling hungry after seeing ur bread

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  2. I am right there on the mango bandwagon. I absolutely love it in my smoothies and on yogurt or just fresh. I haven't made many savory things with it but this salad sounds delicious!

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  3. This sounds like a refreshing salad with mangoes in them! Love them mangoes :)

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  4. I grew up without being able to have mango due to my mom's allergies, so now I try to use it as often as I can!

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  5. What a sweet twist to egg salad!

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  6. Such an easy & tempting way to enjoy mangoes !! Loved this one :)

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  7. I like this variation on egg salad. I've been looking for a way to change up my lunch routine, and this may be just the ticket. I'll definitely have to try this!

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  8. I love how you mixed sweet with spice in this!

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  9. Guilty! The last smoothie I ordered was mango. Love it. It sounds great with the chipotle in this salad.

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  10. wow, what an awesome combo! I think this looks delicious.

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  11. Mango really is everywhere! I love egg salad and I think this is a great idea. :)

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  12. Such an interesting combo ! There are loads of wonderful flavor in that filling - yum !

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