Black Bean and Avocado Salad with Oranges or Mango
Recipe type: Bean Salad
Cuisine: Healthy
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Serves: 6
Black beans, diced mango, and avocado taste heavenly together in this delicious salad.
  • 15- to 16-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed (about 1½ cups)
  • 1 medium avocado, cut into ½-inch dice
  • 1 medium mango (or one 15- to 16-ounce can, drained), cut into ½ inch dice, or 2 to 3 tiny seedless oranges, like clementines
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into ½-inch dice
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, as desired
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lime juice, to taste
  • Minced fresh cilantro to taste, optional
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Mixed baby greens or baby spinach, optional
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the baby greens or spinach in a mixing bowl and stir together.
  2. If you'd like, arrange a bed of greens or spinach on a platter and arrange the bean salad on top of it. Otherwise, serve straight from the bowl.
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