Black Bean Salad


Today is the first day of SPRING! Want to know a great way to bring in the season? Awaken your senses with a nice cool Black Bean Salad!

I must say that this dish served well as a starter for a family dinner. With the fresh mixture of vegetables and lasting flavor, this Black Bean Salad gives a curve to the appetite.

Once well prepared and cooled down, grab a bowl of this Black Bean Salad. Treat yourself to a nice day outside by a nice body of water. Lie in the grass and munch yourself away. You deserve a few hours to close your eyes and breathe in God’s fresh air.

If you don’t have access to a nice body of water, then find your favorite place to relax in peace. Let no one interrupt your moment of quiet time. Enjoy a bowl of this Black Bean Salad and let your soul be satisfied.

I’ve been given great compliments about this dish. So I am sure you will enjoy this dish as well.

Nutritional Benefits

  • Black Beans – healthier appearance, protein, cancer preventative, lowers cholesterol, fiber, potassium (helps for hypertensives)
  • Avocado – digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, healthy fat
  • Green Bell Peppers – fiber, vitamin C & E,
  • Red Bell Peppers – vitamin C, beta-carotene,
  • Corn – lowers cholesterol, digestion increase
  • Lime -lowers high blood pressure, treats indigestion

Reference: Heinerman’s Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs by John Heinerman


Black Bean Salad

 

Time: Prep – 15 min

Serving: 1 cup = 15, 1 small bowl = 5

Ingredients:

  • 2 Canned Organic Black Beans
  • 2 Avocados
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1/2 large green bell pepper
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper
  • 1/2 large orange bell pepper
  • 2 tbs lime juice


Instructions
:

  • Dice bell peppers and avocado.
  • Rinse black beans and bring to a boil. Add a pinch of salt. Season with choice of herbs.
  • Steam corn and add pinch of salt.
  • Add all vegetables to a large bowl. Sprinkle lime juice and stir.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Serve and Enjoy! 🙂

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