Black Bean and Mango Sauce
  • 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
  • Garnish:
  • lime wedges
  • chopped green onions
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan.
  2. Add onions, garlic, bell pepper, ginger, and cumin and sauté until onions are soft, about 3 minutes.
  3. Turn heat to low and add beans and lime juice. Sauté for 5 more minutes or until beans are heated.
  4. Add the mango and stir and mash for 5 more minutes.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. Garnish with lime wedges, chopped green onions, and fresh cilantro.
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.