Papaya or Mango and Black Bean Salad

Black Bean and Papaya or Mango Salad

This is a delicious and refreshing salad, great anytime, and light enough for warmer weather days. I’m not big on measurements so feel free to make adjustments based on your preferences. I brought this to a party and all my omnivore friends went crazy for it. It couldn’t be any easier to prepare and so healthy for you, nutrient-dense with protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Who’d have thought, a delicious salad with no salt and no oil! Recipe and photo contributed by Sharon Nazarian from Big City Vegan. Photos by Evan Atlas.


Papaya or Mango and Black Bean Salad
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Recipe type: Bean salad
Cuisine: Vegan / Healthy
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Serves: 6 to 8
 
This is a delicious and refreshing bean salad, great anytime, and light enough for warmer weather days.
Ingredients
  • Two 15-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ papaya, or 1 to 2 whole mangos, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 2 to 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  • Juice of 1 lime, or more, to taste
  • Lime wedges for garnish, optional
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a serving bowl. Taste for lime, as that’s what really brings out the flavor.
  2. Stir together and serve at once, or cover and refrigerate until needed.

 

 

Papaya or Mango and Black Bean Salad

Papaya or Mango and Black Bean Salad by Sharon Nazarian

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