Mango and Black Bean Chicken Salad

With tender, roasted chicken, flavorful black beans and sweet, tangy mango, this salad hits every flavor note without guilt. Whether you’re making a quick dinner, a lunch-to-go, or serving up a meal for company – this salad is truly a winner.

As another serving option, you could present the salad on large lettuce leaves or place over shredded green cabbage. Also feel free to experiment with the ingredients – swap out the black beans for your favorite type bean and switch up the protein from chicken to turkey or sausage. Enjoy!

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

Servings: 6

Here’s what you need

  • 1 (15oz) can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small mango, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chopped roasted chicken, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. Enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis

One serving equals: 287 calories, 2g fat, 24mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, and 22g protein

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