Mango Black Bean Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

Mango Black Bean Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

yield: 4 Servings
ingredients
instructions

Ingredients for Dressing

¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons lime juice
¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon light sesame oil
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon fish sauce (available in the Oriental section of your market)
1 - 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup from Canada
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

Ingredients for Salad

3 cups cooked black beans or 2 - 15 oz. cans, rinsed and drained beans
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced into ¼" slices
1 mango, peeled, seeded and cut into ½" chunks
3 thinly sliced scallions, white and green parts
½ cup roughly chopped cilantro
 

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Instructions for Dressing

In a small non-reactive bowl, whisk together lime juice, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, olive oil, fish sauce and ginger. Taste and adjust seasonings with pure maple syrup as necessary. The amount used will vary from person to person. You’ll know when it’s perfect!

Instructions for Salad

In a large non-reactive bowl, place black beans, cucumber, mango, scallions and cilantro. Pour dressing over salad, toss to coat well. Serve with cilantro sprigs and extra lime wedges.

 
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The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.