Vibrant Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl



Vibrant Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

There’s something truly magical about the Vibrant Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl. It’s a symphony of colors, flavors, and textures that come together to create a delightful culinary experience. This recipe is a celebration of fresh ingredients and bold flavors that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 ripe mango, diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by cooking the quinoa according to the package instructions. Once cooked, fluff it with a fork and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the diced mango, black beans, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh cilantro.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the mango and black bean mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Divide the cooked quinoa among serving bowls and top with the mango and black bean mixture.
  6. Garnish with additional cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

The Vibrant Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl is a refreshing and nutritious dish that’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a light lunch. The combination of sweet mango, protein-packed black beans, and zesty lime dressing makes this bowl a burst of flavors in every bite. Plus, it’s loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to keep you feeling your best. Give it a try and savor the taste of vibrant goodness!

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 320
Protein: 9g
Carbohydrates: 58g
Dietary Fiber: 11g
Sugars: 13g
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 230mg

The Vibrant Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Bowl is more than just a meal; it’s a culinary journey that celebrates the beauty of fresh, wholesome ingredients. Whether you’re a vegetarian looking for a protein-packed option or simply craving a delicious and nutritious dish, this recipe has it all. The contrast of the sweet mango with the earthy black beans, combined with the tangy lime dressing, creates a harmony that will leave you craving for more. Make this bowl for your next meal, and you’ll experience a burst of vibrant flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and nourish your body.

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