Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad

Published November 16th, 2015 by liamortega


4 Tbsp Lime Vinaigrette
1-15 oz can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup chopped Red Onion
1 ½ cups cooked Quinoa
2 ripe Avocados, peeled and cubed
4 cups Spinach
2 ripe Mangos, peeled and cubed


Be sure to keep ingredients separate while preparing.
Make the simple lime vinaigrette by combining 2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp of lime juice, and 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar, and stirring vigorously. Equally distribute the prepared ingredients into 6 mason jars. To ensure the freshest salad, add the ingredients in the following sequence: lime vinaigrette, chopped red onion, avocado, mango, black beans, quinoa, and spinach last. When ready to eat, gently shake the Mason jar, pour out into a salad bowl, and enjoy!

Nutrition Information per Serving

Makes 6 servings
310 calories
44g carbohydrates
10g protein
12g fat
10g fiber

This is a very hearty and flavorful Mason jar salad that will keep hunger at bay through the work or school day. The olive oil in the dressing and the avocado are packed with heart healthy fats and Vitamin E. The mangos provide a serving of fruit, while the quinoa and black beans are loaded with protein and soluble fiber. These ingredients culminate into a delicious and heart healthy meal that’s under 350 calories!

Add chopped cilantro, a dash of honey, and a pinch of salt to the dressing for a boost in flavor!