Monday, May 2, 2011

Mango and Black Bean Salsa

This sweet salsa will be the perfect accompaniment to any Cinco De Mayo table:-)

I took a bit of a bloggy break over the last couple weeks. But I am back and doing my menu planning with I'm an Organizing Junkie. So, here is my menu this week:




Also, $5 Dinners inspires us all to make low cost dinners. In that spirit, I am taking what Pick N Save has on sale, pairing it with coupons and coming up with the tastiest money saving around! Black beans were on sale for $1.00 (normally $1.29.) at Pick N Save. I grabbed a bunch to make my featured recipe today:

Mango and Black Bean Salsa
Ingredients:
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 tbs honey
1 clove garlic
1 tbs olive Oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 mango peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 onion, diced
1 sweet red pepper, diced
1 tbs parsley, chopped

Directions:
1. In a medium bowl, mix lime zest and juice, garlic and honey. Wisk in olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

2. Toss mango, black beans, onion and red pepper with the sauce. Top with parsley.

3. Serve with your favorite mexican dish or with chips.

Servings: 8

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (4.4 ounces).
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. One of the recipe's ingredients was not linked. This ingredient is not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 141.34
Calories From Fat (14%) 19.11
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2.19g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.35g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 128.26mg 5%
Potassium 349.37mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 26.67g 9%
Fiber 6.12g 24%
Sugar 7.67g
Protein 5.97g 12%

Recipe Type
Appetizer, Mexican, Side Dish

Source
Author: Susan Ewing

Recipe: $3.75($2.26 on sale)
Serving: $0.47 ($0.28 on sale)

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10 comments:

mommytoalot said...

Perfect. I have a son who has become a vegetarian and am looking for recipes..we can use his meatless stuff in his taco..
plus the bean salad..
thanks again for another awesome recipe

blueviolet said...

How do you think this would be if I omitted the onion? Or could I just cut it way down? I'm not a fan of raw onions because they tend to overpower flavors for me, but the rest of this sounds FANTASTIC!

Candi said...

I was wondering where you've been! Hope you enjoyed your break. I love this salsa. I really love those yellow mangoes, I think they call them Champagne mangoes...they are so sweet and delicious! I'll have to try this soon!

Amy said...

that sounds yummy do you serve it with chips? I guess so since it is a salsa...

Mrs. Blue said...

Sounds really good!

And I've missed you :)

Penelope said...

This looks great, thanks!

Jenna @ Newlyweds said...

Oh yum, your right that would be perfect for any cinco de mayo celebrations!

shopannies said...

so yummy

Kristy said...

Mmmm, mmmm. Would have gone so well with my margaritas last night!

Michelle said...

Oh bummer! I missed this for Cinco de Mayo. But ummm I can celebrate again all weekend long, right? ;)


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