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postheadericon Black Bean and Mango Salad/Salsa

Black Bean and Mango Salad/Salsa

2 tsp veg. oil

1 ear of Corn – cooked and cornels cut off

1 Mango

1 can black beans, rinsed

4 scallions chopped

1 red pepper, finely diced

1 small jalapeno pepper, finely diced

1 lime, cut in half and squeeze juice out

¼- ½   tsp Cumin

¼- ½  tsp Salt

¼ – ½ tsp garlic powder or 1 clove finely chopped


–          Mix all ingredients together and serve as salsa with chips or serve over brown rice for a tasty and fresh light meal.

postheadericon BLACK BEAN COUSCOUS topped with TOMATO SALAD


–       1 Cup uncooked Couscous

–       2 Cups Water or broth (I usually do ½ and ½)

–       ½ onion, chopped

–       2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped

–       Olive oil

–       Frozen (or fresh) corn

–       1 Can Black Beans, rinsed/drained


Tomato Salad:

–       2-3 fresh tomatoes, chopped

–       Fresh basil

–       Olive Oil

–       Salt & pepper to taste

Put chopped tomatoes and chopped basil in a bowl, generously drizzle with olive oil, season with salt & pepper


In a pot, sauté onion & garlic and corn in olive oil for about 2 mins.  Add water/broth bring to a boil.  Add Couscous & black beans, cover  and let sit for 5 minutes until the water is absorbed.  Top with tomato salad and serve!