Black Bean Salad

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Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: avacado, black beans, frozen corn, green onions, jalapeno
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 can black beans 15 ounce can, thoroughly rinsed, and drained (or 1 1/2 cups of freshly cooked black beans)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn defrosted (or fresh corn, parboiled, drained and cooled)
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped; or shallots
  • 2 jalapeño peppers seeded and minced, or 1 whole pickled jalapeño pepper, minced (not seeded)
  • 3 plum tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 avocado peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup cilantro fresh chopped
  • 1/4 cup basil fresh chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice about the amount of juice from one lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of sugar to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Make sure to rinse and drain the beans, if you are using canned beans.
  • In a large bowl, combine the beans, corn, onions, jalapeno chile peppers, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, basil, lime juice and olive oil. Add sugar and salt and pepper to taste. (The sugar will help balance the acidity from the tomatoes and lime juice.)
  • Chill before serving.
  • Serves 6 to 8.

Notes

Times are approximate
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
137
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Sodium
 
11
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
417
mg
12
%
Carbohydrates
 
19
g
6
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
442
mcg
49
%
Vitamin C
 
15
mg
18
%
Calcium
 
22
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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