Source: "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association and CanolaInfo | Catégorie: Salades, Diabétique, Santé du cœur

Lime Zested Tomatillo Black Bean Salad

Tomatillos give a bite to this Latin-inspired dish, so the lime juice and zest are only needed as accents. Canola oil’s mild taste lets these lively flavors come to the fore.

Lime Zested Tomatillo Black Bean Salad


  • 2 medium tomatillos, papery skin removed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium poblano chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 of 15 oz/426 mL can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 -3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves (optional) 30-45 mL
  • 1 tsp lime zest 5 mL
  • 1 ripe medium avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice 15 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 6 Boston bibb lettuce leaves or medium romaine leaves


  • 1. In medium bowl, combine tomatillos, poblano pepper, tomatoes, beans, cilantro and zest.
  • 2. When ready to serve, add remaining ingredients and stir gently, yet thoroughly, until well blended. Serve on lettuce leaves.


6 servings


1/2 cup (125 mL)


Per Serving

Lipides6 g
Gras saturés1 g
Cholestérol0 mg
Glucides9 g
Fibres4 g
Protéines3 g
Sodium130 mg