Mango Gazpacho

SURPRISE...SURPRISE, law school demands an exorbant amount of reading.  So, what can you do to keep your eyes healthy?  Who knew it could be as simple as enjoying a mango from time-to-time.  That’s right-one cup of sliced mangoes supplies 25 percent of the needed daily value of vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight and prevents night blindness and dry eyes!  So get over to the market and get ahold of some of the season’s last mangos and enjoy this tasty mango gazpacho. 

Trust me…if you use a knife, you can master this recipe!

Ingredients:
3-1/3 cups, 1/4 inch diced mangoes
3-1/3 cups, mango orange juice
3 T + 1 tsp. olive oil
1-3/4 seedless cucumbers, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
1-3/4 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
1-3/4 small onion, cut into 1/4 inch dice
3 medium garlic cloves, minced
1-3/4 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1/4 c. + 1 T. fresh lime juice
3 T + 1 tsp. fresh parsley/basil/cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Process mangoes, orange juice, and oil in a blender or food processor until pureed.   Transfer to a medium bowl, process remaining ingredients until broken into small pieces.  Combine all ingredients and season with salt and pepper.

2 Refridgerate until ready to serve.  When serving try topping it off with some mango yogurt.