Source: CanolaInfo Virtual Test Kitchen | Category: Heart-Smart, Entrees, Salads

Cucumber And Black Bean Salsa Salad

Fresh cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper and cilantro combined with black beans creates a terrific salad.

Cucumber And Black Bean Salsa Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup sweet grape cherry tomatoes, halved 250 mL
  • 1 (15oz/443 mL) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 60 mL
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeno, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 60 mL
  • 1 medium lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar 10 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 1 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In medium bowl, combine cucumber, tomatoes, beans, onion, peppers, cilantro, lime zest and juice, vinegar, canola oil, salt and pepper.
  • 2. Toss gently yet thoroughly to blend. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours to blend flavors.

Yield

10 servings

serving size

1/2 cup (125 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories70
Total Fat1.5 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber4 g
Protein3 g
Sodium10 mg
Potassium230 mg