When most people think of salads, they think of them as boring. But guess what… they don’t have to be! Here is a wonderful example of a way to spice up your salad. Share this wonderful recipe with family and friends!
Black Bean Salad:
What you will need: (Serves 4 people)
2 cups dried black beans
1 1/2 tbsp. coriander chopped
1 tbsp. fresh parsley chopped
1 tbsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
1/2 cup avocado peeled and diced
2 tbsp. shallots chopped
1 tbsp. green chili seeded, minced
4 cups salad greens
1. Soak the beans overnight. Drain, rinse and place them into a medium size pot. Cover them with water and cook up to 2 hours until the beans are softened.
2. Combine the coriander, parsley, lime juice, salt and pepper in a bowl and whisk. Add beans, tomato, avocado, shallots, and chili and toss well. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Combine with the salad greens shortly before serving!
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