Vegan Bean Bowl with Kiwi Jalapeno Salsa
Side Dish,  Lunch,  Dinner,  Mexican

Nana’s Bean Bowl with Jalapeño Kiwi Salsa

It’s always Mexican night over here. You can’t go wrong with beans and rice. By adding in some fresh veggies and mushrooms it quickly becomes a meal instead of a side dish.

Try this unique and delicious kiwi salsa recipe to compliment your bean bowl!

Kiwi Salsa

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: kiwi, salsa, spicy


  • 5-8 Ripe kiwis
  • 1/2 Red onion chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 Lime juiced
  • Salt to taste


  • Peel and chop the kiwis into a bowl.
  • Add red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice. Mix well.
  • Add salt to taste.

Nana’s Bean Bowl

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beans, rice, bowl
Servings: 4 People


  • 1 Pkg authentic yellow rice
  • 1 Can Black beans
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Bell pepper Chopped
  • 1 Avocado Sliced
  • 1/2 Pkg mushrooms
  • 1/2 Red onion
  • Cilantro
  • 1 Tomato


  • Prepare the rice according to label (for example: Bring water to boil, add oil and rice, let boil for 1 min then reduce heat and cook for 20-25 min).
  • While rice is cooking, add 1 tbsp oil to skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped bell pepper and cook for 5 min.
  • Add the black beans, and mushrooms, and reduce heat to let simmer for 5 min.
  • When rice is finished, add it to the bean mixture and serve with chopped onion, tomato, avocado, and cilantro as desired.
  • Add some kiwi salsa on top for a flavor explosion!

This Jalapeno Kiwi Salsa would also go well with several of our other recipes!

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