Lentil Mango Picadillo Recipe

By Joanne Bruno | March 19, 2012

Photo: Joanne Bruno

Photo: Joanne Bruno

As the weather starts getting warmer, I find myself craving tropical fruits.  It’s as if there’s a switch deep down in my subconscious that feels the sixty degree weather and responds with “pineapple mango papaya coconut time!”  And while I think what it really wants is for me to take this cue and run away to Latin America with it, I frequently just end up throwing mangoes into any and every dish that I make.  Salads, stir fries, and, as seen here, picadillo.

I made this originally during my early days as a vegetarian and it served as the perfect throwback to a non-veg meat dish that I loved.  Its so filling and satisfying, you just won’t miss the beef at allRead More

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