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25 Best Fruits That Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie

Take Your Smoothie Game to the Next Level: 25 Best Fruits to Mix with Mango


25 Best Fruits that Go Well with Mango in a Smoothie

Mango is truly one of nature's superfruits. This juicy, tropical fruit is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber that provide an array of health benefits. Mangoes can help boost immunity, improve digestion, promote heart health, and more.


But sometimes the rich, sweet flavor of ripe mango or the bitter or tasteless taste of unripened mango can be overpowering on its own. That's why blending mango with other fruits can create incredibly delicious, nutritious smoothies. The complementary flavors balance out the intensity of mango for a refreshing treat.


In this article, we'll explore 25 of the best fruits that go well with mango in a smoothie. From berries to pineapple, citrus fruits to melons, we've got you covered for amazing mango smoothie recipes. Let's dive in!



 

25 Best Fruits that Go Well with Mango in a Smoothie


25 Best Fruits that Go Well with Mango in a Smoothie

Mango's bold, tropical essence stands up well against other fruits with gentle sweet flavors. These complementary fruits add their own nutritional benefits to the smoothie as well.


1. Strawberries


Juicy, red strawberries lend a pleasant berry tartness that contrasts the mango nicely. They also provide vitamin C and antioxidant compounds. For a mango-strawberry smoothie, use a 1:1 ratio for balanced flavor.


2. Blueberries


The mild, sweet taste of blueberries doesn't get lost against mangoes against mango flavor. Blueberries pack in antioxidants, fiber and phytonutrients too. Blend equal parts mango and blueberries for a refreshing, purple-hued smoothie.



3. Bananas


Creamy bananas are one of the most popular mango smoothie fruits. Their smooth texture and mellow banana flavor complement mango's tropical notes. Bananas add potassium and magnesium to boot. Use ripe bananas in a 1:2 mango-to-banana ratio.


4. Kiwis


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Kiwis

Vibrant, sweet-tart kiwis lend vitamin C and a slight tropical twist similar to mango. Their edible seeds provide a fun crunch. For mango kiwi smoothies, use a 2:1 mango-to-kiwi ratio for balanced flavor.


5. Grapes


Seedless red or green grapes add pleasant sweetness and juiciness that blends well with mango. Their high water content keeps smoothies hydrating. Aim for equal mango and grape portions.



6. Dragonfruit


Dragonfruit has a mild sweet taste with crunchy black seeds that pair nicely with mango. Use a 2:1 mango to dragonfruit ratio.


 

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7. Pineapple


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Pineapple

Pineapple's signature tropical sweetness blends exceptionally with mango. Its bromelain enzyme provides anti-inflammatory properties too. Use a 1:1 ratio or slightly more pineapple by volume for mango-pineapple smoothies.


8. Papaya


Mild, creamy papaya ramps up the tropical flavor alongside mango. It also contains papain, an enzyme that aids digestion. Blend mango and papaya in equal proportions for a vibrant tropical treat.



9. Passionfruit


The unique, aromatic flavor of passionfruit marries well with mango's bold notes. Its edible seeds provide a crunchy texture. Use a 2:1 mango-to-passionfruit ratio to let the mango still shine.


10. Guava


Fragrant, pink guava has a gentle sweetness reminiscent of mango. It's high in vitamin C too. For mango guava smoothies, blend in a 1:1 ratio or a slightly higher guava amount for a more tropical essence.


11. Jackfruit


Mild jackfruit has a similar creamy, tropical quality as mango. Its texture mimics pulled pork when ripe. Use 1 part jackfruit to 2 parts mango for a creamy, filling smoothie.



12. Mangosteen


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Mangosteen

Exotic mangosteen isn't a mango relative but has a fruity, peach-like flavor that complements it well. Mangosteen provides xanthones, unique antioxidants. Use a 2:1 mango-to-mangosteen ratio for best results.


 

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13. Oranges

Juicy oranges lend a sweet, tangy note that brightens up mango's flavor. They contain vitamin C, folate and antioxidant compounds. For mango-orange smoothies, use a 2:1 mango-to-orange ratio.



14 Tangerines


Similar to oranges zippy tangerines have a bold, refreshing taste that stands up to mango nicely. Try mixing 2 parts mango with 1 part tangerine sections and juice for a zesty citrus kick.


15 Grapefruits


Grapefruits have a bittersweet, almost floral quality that works especially well with sweet ripe mango. The vibrant pink or red flesh looks gorgeous too. Use a 2:1 ratio favoring mango to let its flavor shine.


16 Lemons


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Lemons

Tart, bright lemon juice cuts through and enhances mango's richness for a lively flavor contrast. Add just a squeeze of juice to let the mango still take center stage.


17. Limes


Limes offer a similar bright pop of acidity to balance out mango's tropical essence. Start with just 1 tablespoon lime juice so the mango flavor comes through.



18. Honeydew


Honeydew melon has a subtle sweetness that complements mango without overpowering it. Its high water content keeps smoothies light. Use a 1:2 mango to honeydew ratio.


19. Cantaloupe


Fragrant, juicy cantaloupe has a delicate melon sweetness that allows mango's bold tropical notes to still pop. Blend in a 1:2 mango-to-cantaloupe ratio.


20. Watermelon


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Watermelon

Watermelon has a very mild, fresh flavor that blends smoothly with mango. It provides hydration too. Use a 2:1 ratio favoring watermelon for best results.


21. Peaches


Juicy peaches lend pleasant fruit sweetness along with beta carotene, vitamin C and fiber. Their delicate flavor compliments mango's sweet and subtle taste. Use a 1:1 mango to peach ratio.



22. Nectarines


Smooth, juicy nectarines have a bright, subtly tart flavor that complements mango well. Their red and orange flesh looks beautiful too. Mix nectarines and mango in equal parts.


23. Plums


Sweet plums with their subtle tart skin add nice contrast against mango. They also provide polyphenols. For mango plum smoothies, blend in a 1:2 mango-to-plum ratio.


24. Cherries


25 Best Fruits that Go Well With Mango in a Smoothie: Cherries

We've already covered cherries but their unique sweet-tart quality bears repeating. Cherries pair wonderfully with mango for a nutrient-packed smoothie. Use them in equal portions.


25. Coconut


Coconut in various forms makes a delicious pairing with mango's tropical flavor. The coconut milk and shredded coconut add a rich creaminess that complements mango perfectly.



 

Delicious Mango Smoothie Recipes to Try


Now that we've covered 25 of the best fruits to combine with mango in a smoothie let's look at some tasty mango smoothie recipes to put them to use:


  • Mango Banana Smoothie - Blend 2 cups mango, 1 banana and milk/yogurt of choice. Simple but delicious!

  • Mango Pineapple Coconut Smoothie - Mix 1 cup mango with 1 cup pineapple, 1/2 cup coconut milk and ice. Tropical treat!

  • Mixed Berry Mango Smoothie - Mix 1 cup of mango with 1 cup of mixed berries and Greek yogurt and a tablespoon of honey (optional).

  • Mango Orange Carrot Smoothie - For a nutrient-packed smoothie, blend 1 mango, 1 orange, 2 carrots, ginger, 100 ml of coconut water and ice.

  • Mango Kiwi Smoothie - Combine 1 mango, 2 kiwis, lemon juice, and 100ml of coconut water and ice. Zesty and refreshing!

  • Mango Peach Smoothie - add 1 mango with 2 peaches and almond milk and ice. Creamy, sweet and fruity.

Feel free to get creative with your own mango smoothie recipes using any of the fruits we've covered. Mix and match different flavor combos to craft refreshing sips packed with nutrition.



 

Conclusion

When it comes to pairing fruits with mango in smoothies, the possibilities are endless! Mango's bold tropical essence stands up well to the flavors of berries, citrus fruits, melons, tropical fruits, and stone fruits.


Combining mango with complementary fruits allows you to create smoothies that are flavorful, creamy, refreshing, and loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. The balanced fruit flavors prevent mango-only smoothies from becoming too intense.


So next time you blend up a mango smoothie, try mixing in a few of these recommended fruits. Your tastebuds will thank you for the delicious, nourishing treat!

 

About Author:


Gavin is the owner of Tru Foo Juice Bar. He has over 6 years of experience running a juice bar and creating juice and smoothie recipes for the consumer market.  His passion for juicing began in his early 20s as he explored natural ways to boost nutrition and energy. Over the years, Gavin has experimented with countless ingredient combinations to create the perfect juice and smoothie blends and bring them to the masses.

Gavin is the owner of Tru Foo Juice Bar. He has over 6 years of experience running a juice bar and creating juice and smoothie recipes for the consumer market.


His passion for juicing began in his early 20s as he explored natural ways to boost nutrition and energy. Over the years, Gavin has experimented with countless ingredient combinations to create the perfect juice and smoothie blends and bring them to the masses.

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