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Healthy Black Bean Salad

The Protein-Rich Vegan Recipe You Need in Your Life

For a refreshing vegan recipe that's packed with protein, add this quick black bean and mango salad to your Spring and Summer lunchtime rotation. With more than 13 grams of fiber and nearly 17 grams of protein, this light, clean, and potassium-rich dish will refuel your body after a tough workout, help you rehydrate, and even help soothe sore muscles. Make a big batch in advance, and serve it over a bed of baby kale, alongside some toasted whole-wheat pita (pictured), or on top of some scrambled eggs for a protein-rich riff on salsa.

Black Beans in Mango Sauce

From Simply Delicious Vegetarian by Carla Bardi

Healthy Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  1. 8 ounces black beans (one can)
  2. 10 ounces mango, diced (one small mango)
  3. 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  4. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  5. 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  6. 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  7. 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  8. Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Combine black beans and diced mango in a large bowl.
  2. Add the lime juice, lemon juice, orange juice, and maple syrup to the bowl. Mix well.
  3. Add the chopped cilantro, and mix well.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, and refrigerate until you're ready to enjoy.

Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
349
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