Black Bean, Wheat Germ, and Mango Salsa

Black Bean, Wheat Germ, and Mango Salsa
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Black Bean, Wheat Germ, and Mango Salsa
Kretschmer

Black Bean, Wheat Germ, and Mango Salsa

If you’re looking for a healthy dip to go with your baked chips, try this satisfying salsa with all its Southwestern flavors. The wheat germ boosts the vitamins and minerals and gives it a nutty flavor. Recipe courtesy of Kretschmer Wheat Germ.

6
Servings
60
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 15½-ounce can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted wheat germ, such as Kretschmer Original
  • 4 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 Teaspoon lime zest
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Cup finely chopped cilantro
  • Baked corn tortilla chips, for serving

Directions

Mix the beans, corn, avocado, mango, onions, jalapeños, wheat germ, lime juice, zest, salt, and cilantro in a large bowl to combine. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Serve with baked corn tortilla chips.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
3g
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
6mg
1%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
62µg
16%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
31mg
10%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
105mg
15%
Sodium, Na
83mg
6%
Water
35g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Black Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Black Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.