Mango with Ginger-Mint Syrup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 35 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup water

1/2 cup sugar

1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced

1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves

2 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced

Ginger or vanilla ice cream, or vanilla yogurt, for serving


  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan and cook until sugar is melted, stirring occasionally. Add the ginger and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat, stir in the mint and steep for 5 minutes. Place the mango in a bowl, strain the syrup mixture over the mango, cover, and let chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Serve over ice cream or topped with vanilla yogurt.