Happy National Mango Day! These tropical stone fruits known for their citrus and floral flavors are celebrated each year on July 22. If you’re feeling ambitious, this roundup features several complex desserts like a Mango Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream and Mango Macarons, but there’s simpler recipes like Mango Margaritas and Mango Arugula Salad too. No matter what you choose to tackle in the kitchen, a marvelous culinary adventure in celebration of National Mango Day awaits!

1. Thai Mango Sweet Sticky Rice from Joyous Apron

From the website: “Here it is. The guilty pleasures of all guilty pleasures. If guilty pleasures have a king, THIS IS IT. Thai Mango Sweet Sticky Rice – one of my all-time favorite desserts.”

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2. Mango Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream from Just a Taste

From the website: “Next up is slice after slice of perfectly ripe mango, which makes this tart as attractive to the eye as it is pleasing to the palate. The key here is to use mangos that are ripe (so that they have a sweet flavor) but also still firm enough that you can easily cut them into thin slices.”

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3. Mango Macarons from The Tipsy Macaron

From the website: “These mango macarons are loaded with real mango flavor. They’re filled with buttercream made with delicious fruit paste for a true mango taste.”

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4. Mango Habanero Salsa from Family Dinners

From the website: “This mango habanero salsa recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep and is bursting with the bold flavor of oven-baked, char roasted peppers, onions and tomatoes, plus fresh mango.”

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5.  Mango Mousse Cake from Woman Scribbles

From the website: “Need a real mango treat? This Mango Mousse Cake is a decadent cake made of a moist sponge cake topped with a creamy mango mousse, then finished with a sweet mango gel topping. This is your serious mango craving fix!”

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6. Mango Chicken Curry from The Endless Meal

From the website: “Mango chicken curry is an incredibly delicious Indian curry recipe. The fresh or frozen mangos give the curry the perfect sweetness without adding any sugar. This easy 30-minute dinner recipe is sure to become a family favorite!”

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7. Hong Kong Style Mango Pudding from Hot Thai Kitchen

From the website: “This popular Hong Kong style dim sum dessert is incredibly easy to make at home! Fruity, soft, luscious mango pudding, topped with fresh cream and studded with fresh mango pieces. It’s sweet, tart, and creamy all at once.”

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8. Mango Freezer Jam from Chelsweets

From the website: “My mom has been making freezer jam for as long as I can remember. Every year when summer rolls around all I can think is JAM SEASON!! This summer I wanted to mix things up a bit and make mango jam.”

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9. Mango Margaritas from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

From the website: “A Mango Margarita is the ultimate fruity summer drink. This delicious frozen drink recipe uses fresh mangos and mango nectar, so it’s easy, delicious and full of Mango flavor!”

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10. Mango Arugula Salad from Organized Island

From the website: “This simple and easy Mango Arugula Salad Recipe is made with fresh mango, arugula, cranberries, nuts, and Parmesan Cheese. A delicious salad for any time of year.”

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Kirsten Clark is a high school English and Social Studies teacher, a reader, a runner, a writer, a lover of good food, and most importantly, a new mom. Kirsten lives in Vermilion, Alberta with her husband, and since welcoming a baby boy last December, she is embracing the new adventure of motherhood with all of its ups and downs. She occasionally blogs at shelooksforadventure.com, and posts regularly on Instagram @kirstenlanae. Find her on Twitter also.

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