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Published:April 29th, 2009 07:45 EST
Cinco de Mayo or Cinco de Mango: It's Go Time!

Cinco de Mayo or Cinco de Mango: It's Go Time!

By Rocco Loosbrock

If your like me and lived south of the border for 4 years you love mango`s.  Not that you want to know this but I have eaten as many as 10 mango`s in a single sitting - that`s how good they are!

Recently I had the opportunity to speak to the National Mango Board and was excited to find out that they had created some recipes that contained bacon.  One of the recipes they prepared for Cinco de Mayo (Cinco de Mango) as they like to call it was a Mango and Bacon Barbecue Pizza.  First off, as it contains bacon, you know it will be good and the sweetness of mango - wow what an irresistible combination!

Thank you Ingrid Hoffmann for preparing this recipe.

Mango and Bacon Barbecue Pizza

Makes 2 Appetizer Servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8 to 10 minutes

1 (7-inch) pizza crust
2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
1/2 cups shredded Italian blend cheese
2 strips bacon, cooked crisp and coarsely crumbled
1 tablespoons sliced green onion tops
1 mango, peeled, pitted and diced

Preheat oven to 450°F and place pizza crusts on a large baking sheet. Spread with barbecue sauce, then sprinkle with cheese, bacon, green onion and mango. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Let cool slightly then cut into small wedges.

Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock 


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Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Bacon Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club