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Black Bean Salad with Lime Dressing

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An energizing salad, side or main dish. Adapted from www.StrongWomen.com.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Salad

1
can (15 oz) black beans
1/2
cup diced red onions
1/2
cup diced green or red bell pepper
1/2
jalapeño pepper, cored, seeded and minced (if desired)
1/2
cup quartered grape or cherry tomatoes
1
avocado, diced
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (if desired)

Dressing

1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon sherry vinegar
1/2
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste*

Directions

  • 1 Drain the beans, rinse them very briefly under cold water, and drain again. Transfer them to a bowl, add onion, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper (if using), tomato, avocado, and cilantro, and toss lightly.
  • 2 Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until well mixed. Add the dressing to the bean mixture and stir gently.
  • 3 Cover the salad and allow the flavors to blend for 1 to 2 hours in the refrigerator. Bring the salad back to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 250
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 1 1/2g
  • Sodium 160mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

* Nutrition was calculated using 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

Beans are a rich source of soluble fiber and protein.

Adapted from Strong Women Eat Well (2001) by Miriam Nelson and Judith Knipe, and from www.StrongWomen.com

©2009 LLuminari®, Inc. All rights reserved.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 11/25/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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