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Mexican Chopped Salad with Zesty Hummus Dressing


This refreshing salad is packed with flavor, fiber, and crunch from the crisp mango, black beans, peppers, tomatoes, and a creamy avocado hummus dressing.



For the salad:

  • 2 heads romaine, chopped
  • 1-15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 large tomato, chopped (or a handful cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/2 avocado, diced

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup Food Should Taste Good Black Bean Hummus
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Place the salad ingredients in a large bowl. Toss to combine.
  2. If serving immediately, add dressing and toss to combine. If saving some for later, place salad in serving bowls and top with desired amount of dressing.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
  • Calories: 298
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Sodium: 375mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg