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Black Bean and Corn Salad with Mango

Kids and adults will love this simple, tasty recipe. Take to a kid-friendly party or just make a batch to keep in the fridge. Fruit, beans, veggies, and cheese make this a well-rounded midday meal.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 12 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
  • Hands-on:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 3 ears)
  • 1 1/4 cups diced peeled mango
  • 3/4 cup minced green onions (about 6 onions)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup diced peeled avocado (about 1 large)
  • 2 ounces crumbled Cotija cheese (about 1/2 cup)

Preparation

1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add corn and next 7 ingredients (through bell pepper); toss gently. Cover and refrigerate overnight, if desired.

2. Add avocado and cheese; toss gently. Serve immediately.

Tip: Serve it with Pan-Fried Beef Tenderloin, grilled shrimp, or Cilantro-Lime Rice.

Kids Can Help: Kids can make the entire vinaigrette themselves and chop the tomatoes and red bell pepper with a plastic knife.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 155
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 8.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 4.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 17.1g
  • Fiber: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Calcium: 59mg
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