Recipe of the Week

Spicy Black Bean Salad

This fresh salad is absolutely packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and live enzymes. It is very low in fat and high in fiber so this salad makes a perfect cholesterol lowering meal. This salad is great on its own or for a more hearty meal, it can also be served in lettuce leaves or a wholegrain tortilla as a wrap, and can also be served over cooked quinoa or cous cous.

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of canned black beans
  • 4 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cans of corn kernals (or use fresh corn)
  • 3 spicy peppers such as jalapeno, diced 
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 cups sliced green onions or diced red onions
  • 1 cup chopped coriander
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • the juice from 2 limes
  • 2 teaspoons of  sea salt
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cumin
Place all salad ingredients into a large glass bowl. Whisk the ingredients for the dressing in a separate small bowl. Pour dressing over salad and gently toss together.
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