Mango and Avocado Salad with Black Beans and Lime Vinaigrette

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A quick and easy non traditional salad, works well with grilled foods. -Whole Food Recipe

Preparation time: 10
Cooking time: 0

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 6


2 ripe but firm avocados, halved, peeled and cubed
3 tablespoons lime juice, divided
2 ripe but firm mangos, peeled and cubed
1 jalapeño, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon grated lime zest
1/4 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained


Gently toss avocado with 1 tablespoon of the lime juice in a medium bowl. Add mango, jalapeño and salt and gently toss to combine. Set aside.

Whisk together remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, zest, sugar and cilantro in a large bowl. Whisk in oil until thoroughly combined to make a thick vinaigrette then season with salt and pepper. Add black beans and avocado mixture and toss gently.

Spoon salad onto plates, garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.


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