Source: Chef Guadalupe Garcia-de-Leon | Category: Appetizers, Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart

Chunky Avocado Black Bean Salsa

This healthy and hearty twist on salsa has a nice balance of spice and texture. Canola oil helps all the flavors meld together.

Chunky Avocado Black Bean Salsa

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatillo, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, deveined, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro 125 mL
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 60 mL
  • 2 cups cooked or canned black beans, rinsed and drained 500 mL
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 20 mL
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cider vinegar 20 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano flakes 2 mL
  • 1 medium-sized avocado, chopped

Instructions

  • 1. In bowl, combine all ingredients. Stir to combine.
  • 2. Serve as side dish or appetizer.

Yield

12 servings

serving size

1/4 cup (60 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories100
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates9 g
Fiber4 g
Sugars1 g
Protein3 g
Sodium60 mg
Potassium223 mg