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Black Bean and Mango Sauce

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2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 cups chopped white onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons minced bell pepper
2 Tablespoons minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 cups cooked/canned, drained black beans
4 Tablespoons lime juice
1 cup pitted and chopped, fresh, ripe mango

lime wedges
chopped green onions
chopped fresh cilantro

Heat oil in a large frying pan.

Add onions, garlic, bell pepper, ginger, and cumin and sauté until onions are soft, about 3 minutes.

Turn heat to low and add beans and lime juice. Sauté for 5 more minutes or until beans are heated.

Add the mango and stir and mash for 5 more minutes.

Serve immediately.

Garnish with lime wedges, chopped green onions, and fresh cilantro.

Pairs Well With


I served this with chicken (for my husband)/baked tofu (for me) over quinoa.

I also turned some leftovers into a chowder by adding diced tomatoes, corn and potatoes.

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