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Picnic Ideas from Jealous in Chicago

In response to Kirstin and her jazz picnic, I love this salad that I put 
together up to two days in advance, and you don't have to have it with corn 
tortillas - you can have it by itself with the avocado and mango diced right 
in to the salad.  Obviously omit the avocado if you want to, but it really 
adds a great texture to the salad.  It only has 5 grams of fat with the 

                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                             Black Bean Salad

Recipe By     : Ruthie
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : 
  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   1      can           black beans -- rinsed and drained
   1      cup           frozen corn kernels
   1      whole         red pepper -- diced
   1      large         sweet onion -- diced
   1      cup           cilantro leaves -- chopped
     1/4  cup           fresh lime juice
   1      teaspoon      fresh ground black pepper
   1      whole         avocado -- peel and slice
   1      whole         mango -- peel and slice

Combine first seven  ingredients in a large bowl and mix gently to combine.  
Chill until ready to serve.  At serving time, put bean salad on a serving 
plate lined with lettuce.  Garnish with avocado and mango slices.
Serve with warmed corn tortillas and chipolte salsa.