Vegan Recipe - Mangoes and Lychees with Mint

shared by Alan Roettinger
  • Vegan Recipe - Mangoes and Lychees with Mint

    • Prep Time : 5 minutes
    • Cook Time : 5 minutes
    • Servings : 4
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    Thanks to Alan Roettinger for sharing this decadent plant-based dessert recipe from his cookbook, Speed Vegan, published by Book Publishing Company.  This mango lychee treat is delicious alone or topped with your favorite sorbet or  vegan ice cream!


    2 ripe mangoes
    1 can lychees (drained weight of approx. 230g, net weight 565g)
    2 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
    1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    24 fresh mint leaves


    1. Peel the mangoes, and then cut them into cubes about 3/4 inch thick and put them in a bowl.Squeeze the juice from any pulp remaining on the pit into a separate small bowl and set aside.

    2. Drain the lychees, reserving 1 tablespoon of the syrup.

    3. Put the brown sugar and the tablespoon of lychee syrup in a heavy saucepan over high heat. Cook and stir for 2 - 3 minutes, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture caramelizes. Add the mangoes and stir gently a few seconds. Then add the lychees, reserved mango juice, lime juice, and ginger. Shake the pan as the mixture bubbles for about 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

    4. Gather the mint leaves into 2 to 3 stacks. Slice them crosswise into 1/8-inch shreds. Fluff slightly to separate them.

    5. Divide the mango mixture among 4 bowls. Scatter one-quarter of the mint leaves on top of each serving. Serve at once.

    Optional: top with your favorite sorbet!

    Let us know what you think of this easy vegan recipe: Mangoes and Lychees with Mint!

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