Mango and Bean Salad

April Cap Flyer- Bloomingfoods Co-op, Bloomington, Ind.

It goes great with grilled chicken or beef, fried plantains or corn chips.

Prep Time

60 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes


6 Servings


15 ounces beans, black
15 ounces beans, navy
3⁄4 cup corn
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 mango
1⁄2 pepper, jalapeño
1⁄4 bunch cilantro
1⁄2 avocado
1⁄4 cup onion, red
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 1⁄2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 teaspoon garlic
1⁄2 bell pepper, red


Marinate the sliced red onion in the lime juice and lime zest for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, caramelize the corn by heating a saute pan over medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil. Add the corn and the sugar and saute until the corn is golden brown.  Remove from heat and let cool. Combine all of the salad ingredients with the marinated onions and cooled corn.  Toss gently and add salt to taste.



Check out our "How to Cut a Mango" video for more information about how to prepare a mango.