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Corn & Mango Salsa with Black Beans

Ingredients:

  • 2 corn cobs
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber
  • 1 mango
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 small tin of black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 long red chilli (seeded)
  • 1/2 red capsicum
  • Large handfuls of coriander and mint
  • Olive oil
  • Lime juice
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Steam the corn then allow to cool before slicing off the kernels into a salad bowl
  2. Dice the mango, avocado, cucumber and capsicum and add to the salad bowl
  3. Finely dice the onion and chilli and add to the salad bowl followed by the black beans
  4. Add a large handful of roughly chopped mint and coriander then dress with a squeeze of lime juice, salt to taste and a splash of olive oil 

Simple, fresh, vibrant, seasonal and an easy accompaniment to any grilled meats. It doesn't need much dressing as the quality ingredients are full of flavour. Enjoy.

 

 

 

Minted Corn & Mango Salsa

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This is one of my favourite salsa/salad to have during the warmer months of the year. It's fresh, vibrant, a little spicy and has seasonal fruit and veggies that are delicious. Enjoy with grilled chicken, salmon fillet or with pulled pork in a corn tortilla.

Ingredients

  • 1 x 400g tin of corn kernels
  • 1 large sweet mango (diced into cubes)
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers (diced into cubes)
  • 1/2 fresh jalepeno chilli
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1 x avocado diced
  • handful of chives
  • handful of coriander
  • handful of mint

Method

  1. Drain and toss the corn kernels in a salad bowl then add diced avocado, mango and cucumber.
  2. Finely dice the jalapeño and onions then add roughly chopped herbs.
  3. Squeeze some mango juice over the top, season with salt to taste and a dash of olive or macadamia oil (optional).

 

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