Black Bean Mango Salad for the Weekend!

Written by Anthony Harold, NC Personal Trainer, O2 Fitness @ Falls/540

Are you looking for something new you can keep in your fridge to eat through out the week or with the family that has multiple flavors and fast to make? Try the Black Bean-Mango Salad for a healthy change to your diet.

This recipe makes four servings in about five minutes.


  • 2 cans (15.5 oz. each) of black beans &/or garbanzo beans (ex. Goya) drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe mango peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 small green &/or red pepper, chopped (about 1 cup each)
  • ½ cup chopped red onions
  • ½ cup prepared lite Italian dressing (ex. Wish-Bone)

How to make it:

1. In food processor or blender, puree 1/3 cup mangoes and Italian dressing for 1 minute or until smooth

2. In large bowl, combine beans, red onions, peppers and remaining mangoes. Add mango dressing; toss gently to coat.

3. Season salad with salt and ground black pepper, if desired.

Chill until ready to serve. ENJOY!

Per Serving:

Calories- 337

Protein- 14g

Carbohydrates- 52g

Fiber- 17g

Cholesterol- 0mg

Sodium- 994mg

Total Fat- 9g

Saturated Fat- 2g

Trans Fat- 0g

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