Black Beans and Rice with Mango

Serves 4


1/4 cup chorizo, crumbled

1/2 cup red pepper, chopped

1/2 cup onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 (15oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

3/4 cup water

1 tsp dried oregano, crushed

salt to taste

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

2 cups cooked white rice

1/2 cup chopped fresh mango

Method of Preparation:

1. Cook 1st 3 ingredients in a large skillet over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes, till sausage is browned. Add next five ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

2. To serve, spoon bean mixture over rice in servings bowls, then top with fresh mango. If desired, garnish with fresh oregano. If chorizo is unavailable, use any other spicy sausage.