35 ways to use papaya before summer ends
don’t fear the big green fruit!
Published Jul 11, 2016 5:00 AM
You may have seen these giant, bulbous green fruits in the produce aisle. Do not be afraid and dive in with one of these amazing recipes.
The most beautiful roll-ups we’ve ever laid our eyes on.
Perfect for a hot morning, this smoothie wakes up your system with a hit of ginger with a balance of gentle papaya. Hello, world!
Deviate from the norm and serve this beauty up instead of the expected strawberry cheesecake.
Here’s a soup you can actually take to a patio party or backyard barbecue!
Papaya and carrot flowers in soup are good luck. Just ask us.
Can’t do dairy? Scream for this vegan ice cream! (Especially with papaya!)
Cashew nuts make this papaya mousse fluffy and chock-full of protein.
These fluffy, gorgeous clouds of heaven are only made tastier by papaya curd. Our mouths are watering.
No dough here. Still amazingly yummy.
Enjoy this vegan treat with a cup of joe (hot or iced)!
Hawaiian poke is all the rage right now and with good reason. Not sure if you like it? Stack it with papaya and a creamy drizzle, and never look back.
Making relish is a DIY that is as delicious as it is fun. This colorful variation is a perfect Sunday activity.
Tired of the ol’ strawberry or grape jams? So are your biscuits and scones! Treat them to this tropical take.
Not only do you get to skip dishwashing, but you’ll impress breakfast guests when you master the art of the papaya boat.
Acai bowls? Who needs ‘em when you’ve got these babies? Yum! (We’re kidding, acai bowls. We still love you a lot.)
Papaya perfectly complements meaty, hearty halloumi cheese. Mmm.
Go beyond the potato with these “chips.”
Vegan lox bagels? Don’t mind if we do!
You now know what you’re bringing to every picnic on your summer calendar. You’re welcome.
You know what they say: it ain’t breakfast without muffins. Someone says that right?
Getting plenty of fiber and veggies is actually exciting thanks to the fish sauce and limes in this sweet and sour salad.
This papaya seed dressing goes great over papaya. (That’s not weird, is it?)
It ain’t summertime without a good gazpacho to nosh on.
Cancel all your lunch plans and just pack this refreshing meal every day. P.S. We love the idea of papaya noodles!
Tired of running to the taco takeout place for quick and easy dinners? Shake things up with this hearty recipe.
A smoothie with rum? This summer (and happy hour) just got way more interesting.
Cold, fresh Mexican popsicles are just what the doctor (or summer) ordered.
Mix your love for Thai food with your love for burgers with these colorful sandwiches!
Tea time gets funky with this take on traditional lemon curd.
Longing for fall already? This papaya comfort food might do the trick.
This bright and beautiful tart is perfect for your next baby shower, bridal luncheon, or even as a bachelorette starter.
Who doesn’t want a fruity, creamy treat first thing in the morning? The “bliss jar” is full of good-for-you ingredients and should be made before bed.
Go ahead, indulge in this pretty orange cocktail. When’s the last time you had any kind of colada?