Many of us are mango-challenged, which is completely understandable. Mangoes hide a huge, hard, flattened pit inside themselves, making it impossible for a mango to be cut in half like a normal piece of fruit. Ever. But mangoes are easily dealt with using the following technique.
There is still more mango to use! (Especially on an Ataulfo mango). People often suck on the pit at this point (there is no shame in doing that), but you can still get quite a bit of nice mango cubes off the side edges of the pit. Here’s how you do it:
You can do whatever you like with the mango (smoothie, fruit salad, salsa, fish topper?) and feel free to suck on the pit.