Mango Bean Bowl Recipe by Fitness Legend Denise Austin

"We all need fiber to stay healthy, and get energy. Fiber is very important and is a great source of protein"

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Denise Austin is in 'The Chef's Pantry' with Anna Rossi and they are whipping up an easy delicious meal filled with healthy ingredients.

Mango Bean Bowl Recipe:

The bowl is for 2 servings, the mango salsa is 5 servings - Ingredients

1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice (or quinoa)

1 1/2 cups cooked black beans (if using canned, choose no-salt-added or low-sodium beans and rinse and drain well before use)

1 ripe avocado, diced

1/2 cup Mango Salsa

1. In each serving bowl, combine 3/4 cup rice and 3/4 cup beans. To warm the ingredients, stir in a splash of water, cover the bowls with damp paper towels, and microwave each serving for approximately 2 minutes. 2. Top each bowl with half the avocado and 1/4 cup Mango Salsa.

Sub-Recipe Mango Salsa:

1 mango, peeled, pitted, and diced (equivalent to 1 cup)

1/4 cup diced red onion

1/2 small jalapeno pepper, ribs and seeds removed, finely diced

2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro

1 Tbsp. lime juice

1/4 tsp. black pepper

Pinch salt

1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients.

Makes 5 servings (serving size = 1/4 cup)

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