Thursday, June 12, 2014

Mexican Haystacks

This is the latest in my healthy eating kick. I've been trying to eat fresh foods, and when I did my weekly grocery shopping on Monday I found that they had mangoes at the store. I'm not really a fan of mangoes, but I know that my husband loves them and I decided to make a dish that could incorporate it into a fiesta of flavors.


 1 Cup Rice (white or brown)
1 Tbsp Butter
Handful of Cilantro
Juice of 1 Lime
1 Mango
1 Avocado
2 Tomatoes
2 Cups Black Beans
Salsa (I used salsa verde, since that was in my fridge, but I would highly suggest a Peach-Mango.)

Add 1 cup of rice to 2 cups of water. Add butter, cilantro, and lime juice, cook as normal.

Dice mangoes, avocados, and tomatoes and set aside.

Cook pre-softened black beans with salt and pepper.

When rice is done cooking, start your haystack. I started with the rice, then the beans, and then topped with veggies and drizzled salsa over to finish it off.


Let me know what you think of this simple, but delicious dish.


1 comment:

  1. Oh man, these look amazing! Plus, they have mango and mango is the best! I am pinning this to make for Nate hopefully sometime this week!!