Black Bean Salad

2013-07-06
black bean salad
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  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 2:10 h

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    321
  • Total Fat

    5.5g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.9g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    381mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    52.6g
  • Dietary Fiber

    13.4g
  • Protein

    17.7g
  • Vitamin A

    9%
  • Vitamin C

    35%
  • Calcium

    11%
  • Iron

    25%
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This fabulous recipe for black bean salad was submitted by Liz Wade of Portales, NM.

If you love Tex Mex recipes, this one is a particular winner. Fabulous flavors that work really well with any Mexican, Tex Mex or Cuban recipes.

I think you will really like this one.

Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 big can black beans (drain and rinse)
  • 1 - 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped (or red onion)
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped. (Take all large part of stems off before chopping)
  • 1 jalapeño, minced (remove seeds and membrane for lighter heat)
  • Juice of 1 small lime
  • 1/2 - 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

Method

Step 1

Combine all ingredients and let the mixture sit for at least 2 hours before serving to meld the flavors. Overnight is even better.

Serves 8 to 10.

Variation:

Add cooked green or yellow beans to the mixture for more color and even more nutrition.

Liz says: If you’re feeling productive, cook a bag of black beans and use about 16 ounces for this recipe. You can use the rest in bean burritos.

This is a colorful, tasty salad that is a great accompaniment to any Tex/Mex or Cuban menu. Even better, it’s healthy!

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