Black Bean, Mango and Tomato Salad

1
Total Time
18 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Mashed mango helps replace some of the oil in this refreshing summer salad. It's a fabulous topping for grilled chicken or pork.

Ingredients

mango(es)

1 large, diced, divided* (about 1 3/4 cups)

fresh lime juice

3 Tbsp

water

3 Tbsp

olive oil

2 Tbsp

ground cumin

½ tsp

table salt

½ tsp

canned black beans

15 oz, drained and rinsed

fresh tomato(es)

1 cup(s), diced

uncooked onion(s)

½ cup(s), sweet, diced

mint leaves

¼ cup(s), or cilantro, fresh, cut into thin slivers

pickled jalapeno peppers

1 Tbsp, or fresh, minced (if using fresh, do not touch seeds with bare hands)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mash 1/4 cup of diced mango with a fork; whisk in lime juice, water, oil, cumin and salt.
  2. Add remaining diced mango, beans, tomato, onion, mint and jalapeno to bowl; toss to mix and coat. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 1 day. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

Notes

*Make sure your mango is ripe enough that you can mash some of it with a fork (as per the instructions above).

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