I am really sick of winter. It has been cold and dreary for too long. I know it is only January and I live in Utah, so I have a few months to go:( To help lift my spirits, I made this Black Bean, Avocado, and Mango Salad with Cilantro and Lime.
This salad reminds me of summer. I love all of the bright colors and fresh ingredients. I also like how easy it is to make. I used canned black beans, chopped up a tomato and cilantro, diced a mango, avocado, red onion, and sliced a lime. I put all of the toppings on a bed of romaine lettuce. The salad really doesn’t need a dressing-the juicy mango, creamy avocado chunks, and cilantro add plenty of flavor. I just squeezed fresh lime juice over the top for my dressing. If you are a dressing lover and need a little something extra, try Josh’s mango salsa. The salsa goes great with this salad and makes a very healthy dressing.
If you are experiencing the winter blues lime me, try this salad. It will take you to a special summer paradise-at least for one meal.
Black Bean, Avocado, and Mango Salad with Cilantro and Lime
- Romaine lettuce chopped
- 1 can black beans-low sodium rinsed and drained
- 1 to mato chopped
- 1 avocado diced
- 1 mango diced
- 1/2 red onion diced
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
- 2 limes-squeeze fresh juice over salad
- Place the romaine lettuce on a plate. Top the lettuce with black beans, tomato, avocado, mango, red onion, and cilantro. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the lettuce and toppings. Enjoy! It is that easy! If you want to warm up the black beans, you can. I like them hot or cold. If the lime juice isn't enough dressing for you, you can add salsa for a healthy dressing.
Have you tried this recipe?
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Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Salad from Closet Cooking
Black Bean, Rice, and Cilantro Salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen
What a beautiful salad, Maria. I can’t wait to try it. But I’m so sad you are already sick of winter, it has only just begun!
Love the colors of the salad, can’t wait to try it!
So colorful! Beautiful and tasty salad.
What a lovely salad!
Also, I wanted to let you know that I passed along the Happy 101 award to you, because it makes me happy every time you blog! http://sugarcrafter.net/2010/01/12/more-blog-love/
This is such a gorgeous salad but it sounds so delicious as well. Great combination of flavors with the mango and creamy avocado!
I know what you mean about our horrible weather this year. We are buried here but I knew it was coming when I had to turn the heater on in our barn utility room in September! Way too early to turn on the heater!
We are buried in snow and I longing for Spring!
What a cheery salad indeed! I love the fact that it doesn’t need dressing because of the lime and mango. Well done. The photos r fab! Bummer the Winter is getting to u. Do u guys ski??
Gorgeous salad — and those flavors really would bring summer right to the tip of my tongue. Great photos!
How vibrant. It also sounds delicious.
That bright salad definitely cheers ME up!!
I love everything in this gorgeous salad!!!
Love the photo, brightens up my winter’s day! Can’t wait to see you make it ‘live’ on TV!
Oh my–looks phenomenal!
What a beautiful salad. I love all the flavors. I’ll have to try this one! I made your green beans and loved them. That lemon really dressed them up. Thanks for all these great healthy recipes!
I made this salad tonight and it was one of the best salads I have ever eaten! Light and sweet and scrumptious all at the same time. Highly recommended!
Julie-I am SO glad you tried the salad and loved it. Thanks for letting us know!
What a lovely salad! I love mango and avocado together!
This looks so refreshing and delicious!
This salad looks AMAZING! print.recipe.now 🙂
This looks amazing!! The colors are so vibrant!
That looks so good and I also love the colors! I just printed off the recipe so I can make it next week!
here’s my recipe
Jesus Christ I’m really starting to get hungry here… it’s the avocado 🙂
I made this for dinner tonight, substituting the lettuce with fresh baby spinach. I topped with grilled chicken I had marinated in mango chipotle marinade. Hubby said it was delicious!!! This is a definite keeper!
Glad you liked the salad! Perfect for spring and summer!
OMG! One of the best things I ever tasted! Just made and scarfed it up.
How many servings dies this recipe make?
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