Mango Lassi with Mint and Almonds

Mango Lassi with Mint and Almonds

Serves 4
Meal type Beverage, Breakfast, Quick Fix
Misc Serve Cold

Ingredients

  • 3 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup Champagne® Mango (chopped)
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 1 Tbs slivered almonds (toasted)
  • 1 Tsp fresh mint (chopped)

Optional

  • 1 Persian lime (sliced)

Directions

Step 1 Wash the mango and remove the peel and seed. Chop the pulp and set aside 1 cup for the lassi. If you have fruit left over, enjoy it as a snack or in your favorite fruit salad.
Step 2 To prepare the lassi, simply place all ingredients (except lime) in a blender and puree. When smoothly blended, pour the drink mixture into four glasses and enjoy. You may garnish the glasses with a fresh mint sprig and a slice of lime.

Note

This recipe was prepared exclusively for Ciruli Brothers, LLC by Executive Chef Noah Aguilar.  As a committed promoter of fresh fruits and vegetables, Chef Noah participates in various industry events with the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas.  His work has been featured in publications such as Sunset Magazine, The Arizonian, Savannah Magazine and Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, among others. Chef Noah received his education from the New England Culinary Institute, and continues to enrich his culinary platform with the flavors of many cultures through extensive travel.  When not working, Chef Noah enjoys playing the guitar, rock climbing, diving and spending time with close friends and family.