This Mango Pico de Gallo is the perfect healthy and refreshing summer snack. Not only is it easy to make but it’s absolutely delicious on its own or paired with chips.

mango pico de gallo ingredients in a bowl

I’m always looking for new and fun snacks to make in the summer.

More specifically, snacks that will keep me cool and don’t require turning on the oven or stove.

This Mango Pico de Gallo is the perfect summer recipe. Not only is it delicious, but it’s incredibly refreshing for a hot day.

With a little bit of a kick, your taste buds will be dancing!

Pair this dip with your favorite chips or add on top of a salad for extra flavor.

Main Ingredients

  • Fresh Mango
  • Heirloom Tomato
  • Red Onion
  • Bell Pepper
  • Ground Cayenne

Nutritional Benefits in this Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is very light and healthy because it’s made with a variety of veggies in their raw form.

This is the perfect healthy snack because each ingredient has it’s own health benefits, see below!

  • Mango : low calorie, supports heart health and packed with nutrients
  • Red Onion : full of sulfur compounds that protect the body from ulcers and various cancers
  • Tomatoes : great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K
  • Green Pepper : high in iron and rich in vitamin c
  • Cayenne Pepper : protects your heart and improves digestion
mango pico de gallo on a chip

Frequently Asked Questions

What is pico de gallo?

pico de gallo is made with raw, fresh ingredients to create a delicious dip. the difference between pico de gallo and salsa is that salsa ingredients are mashed.

Can I use lime juice instead of lemon?

Yes! You may need two limes if they are on the smaller size to get the same amount of juice.

What other fruits could I use instead of mango?

I would suggest pineapple or peach! Both are incredibly refreshing and can be prepared the same was as the mango would be in this recipe.

What are other ways I can use this Mango Pico de Gallo?

Eat simply with chips or add into your tacos, on top of salads, lunch bowls or quesadillas.

How can I store leftover pico de gallo?

Store in an airtight container for 3-5 days in the fridge.

mango pico de gallo in a glass bowl
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Healthy Mango Pico de Gallo

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
This Mango Pico de Gallo is the perfect healthy and refreshing summer snack. Not only is it easy to make but it's absolutely delicious on its own or paired with chips.


  • 1 fresh mango, cubed
  • 1 heirloom tomato, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 avocados, mashed (optional)


  • Cut the mango and tomato into small chunks
  • Add to a large mixing bowl and set aside
  • Dice the red onion and green bell pepper
  • Add to the bowl and mix until combined
  • Add the juice of 1 lemon and cayenne pepper
  • Mix until fully combined and all ingredients are covered with the lemon juice and cayenne pepper
  • Grab your favorite chips, scoop and enjoy!
  • (Optional: Top on mashed avocado for a fun and tasty dip/guacamole. Mash the avocado with cayenne pepper, salt and lime juice to taste)


Calories: 53kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 0.1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g, Sodium: 7mg, Potassium: 385mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 1161IU, Vitamin C: 88mg, Calcium: 34mg, Iron: 1mg
Author: Jessica Selensky
Course: lunch, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keywords: chips and dip, easy snack, healthy snacks, mango pico, mango pico de gallo, mango salsa, pico de gallo, salsa recipe, summer recipes

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