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Black Beans and Corn Salad

Not your usual salad!

  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Black Beans
  • 5 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Corn Frozen
  • 1 Lime Juiced
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper Diced
  • 1/4 Red Onion Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro Finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Finely Chopped
  • 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Avocado Chopped
  • 3 Scallions Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper Finely Chopped; Optional

Instructions

  1. Soak black beans in water overnight.

  2. Rinse the black beans in cold water three times to remove the starch from the beans. Put beans in a pot and cover with 3 inches water. Cook for an hour or until beans are soft, drain water.

  3. Place corn, black beans, red pepper, cilantro, red onion scallions and avocado in bowl.

  4. In a small dish, add lime juice, olive oil, cumin, and garlic and mix well. Add to bean dish and mix well.

Nutrition Info

Calories:
310
Total Fat:
15g
Saturated Fat:
2.2g
Sodium:
18mg
Potassium:
654mg
Total Carbohydrate:
36g
Dietary Fiber:
13g
Protein:
11g