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Quick and Easy Summer Salad

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8 servings, 1 cup each

Make a deliciously easy summer salad with mango, red pepper, jicama, black beans and more! It doesn't have to be summer for you to enjoy our Quick and Easy Summer Salad, but it doesn't hurt!

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  • Toss lettuce with peppers, mangos, beans and jicama in large bowl.
  • Mix dressing and lime juice until blended. Add to salad; mix lightly.
  • Top with cheese.

Special Equipment Needed

Special Extra

Before juicing the lime, cut off the peel and finely chop it. Stir it into the dressing mixture before using as directed.

Grilling Summer Vegetables

Heat grill to medium heat. Remove husks and silk from 1 ear of corn. Place on grate of grill along with 1 red pepper. Grill 15 min. or until tender, turning occasionally. Cool. Cut kernels from corn; cut pepper into strips. Use instead of the canned corn and the raw red pepper.


If fresh, ripe mangos are not available, jarred or frozen mangos are a great substitute.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Low fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The red peppers in this tasty low-fat salad are an excellent source of vitamin C and the lettuce is rich in vitamin A! The black beans and vegetables are a good source of fiber. Plus, you'll also get over 1/2 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups vegetables per day.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 110
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 6g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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