Black Bean Mango Pico de Gallo

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    In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month we’ve created this bright and refreshing Black Bean Mango Pico de Gallo. The combination of sweet mangos, spicy jalapeno and bright lime juice are a match made in heaven. Black beans provide a protein and fiber to give this spin on pico de gallo a major nutrition boost. Delicious on its own, this pico de gallo is also great served over grilled chicken, in grilled fish tacos or with baked tortilla chips. Perfect for entertaining, you can make this salad up to two days in advance. It will only get more flavorful as it ages.

    Black Bean Mango Pico de Gallo

    Serves 16

    $0.20 per serving


    • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup diced mango
    • 2 roma tomatoes – diced
    • 1 cup cilantro - minced
    • ½ cup minced red onion
    • 1 jalapeno – seeded and minced
    • 1 clove garlic – grated
    • juice of one lime
    • salt and pepper to taste


    1. Place black beans, mango, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno and garlic in a medium bowl and toss to combine.
    2. Add lime juice and toss well.
    3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving): 25 calories, .1 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 5.4 g carb, .9 g fiber, 2.6 g sugar, .9 g protein

    Recipe courtesy of Liz Della Croce of The Lemon Bowl. HumanaVitality is not an insurance product. This material is provided for informational use only. You should consult with your doctor.