Papaya Recipes

Browse 30 papaya recipes including green papaya salad, jams and sauces. Try papaya in a soup or lasagna; You won't be disappointed!

Staff Picks

Mango Papaya Salsa

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A delicious salsa that can be served with chicken or fish. Great on a warm summer day!

Grilled Macadamia-Crusted Tuna with Papaya Salsa

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I recently read about the health benefits of macadamia nuts so I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes that combines them with grilled tuna. It's a great healthy summer recipe!

Papaya Bruschetta

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I love making this as an appetizer if we're planning on having a heavy dinner - it's a light healthful treat made with papaya, tomato and red pepper in a lovely papaya seed dressing. Awesome with pieces of fresh baguette, crackers or tortilla chips.

Thai-Inspired Confetti Salad

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Give your veggies a Thai twist. Serve this salad alone or over rice noodles for a light lunch.
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Seared Scallops with Spicy Papaya Sauce

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I made this for my husbands birthday, and it was a hit. We both ooohed and aaahed throughout dinner.

Fresh Papaya Jam

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I have a tree in my backyard and needed to get the large papayas used up. So here is a delicious jam recipe.

Papaya-Stuffed Chicken and Basmati Rice

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My husband came up with this recipe to serve for Valentine's Day. The basmati rice flavor melds perfectly with the fruity sauce.

Papaya Boats

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Papayas stuffed with yogurt, raisins, strawberries, and walnuts are topped with honey. Choose ripe papayas with reddish-brown skin that is soft to the touch; avoid green papayas, as they are not yet ripe. Organic ingredients taste best!

Papaya Surprise Smoothie

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Papaya's sunny flavor is a great addition to banana and strawberry, the traditional smoothie favorites.

Georgie's Mango Papaya Salad

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A nice, refreshing tart and sweet salad made with mango, papaya and avocado that is excellent for any time of year. This will turn any meal into a special occasion. Perfect for tropical themed parties!

Atsara (Papaya Relish)

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This Filipino relish is made normally with very fresh green papayas. Sauerkraut can also be used.

Bionicos (Mexican Fruit Bowls)

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Bionicos are tasty fruit bowls, drizzled with crema - a combination of yogurt, sweetened condensed milk, and Mexican crema. Any seasonal fresh fruit can be used. They originated in street food carts in Guadalajara, Mexico, and are commonly topped with shredded coconut, raisins, and granola.

Inspiration and Ideas

Papaya Soup

Tinola, a Philippine papaya soup, inspired me to create this. The few recipes I found didn't have great reviews, so I revised one to make it vegetarian and to use some of my herbs and vegetables in my garden.

Mango Papaya Fruit Salad

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Papaya and mango salad. Serve garnished with fresh mint and sweetened coconut, if desired.

Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad

A delightful taste of the tropics, with this sweet and tart mix of fruit with a creamy yogurt topping. Great addition to summer cook outs.