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Cucumber And Black Bean Salsa Salad

Source: CanolaInfo Virtual Test Kitchen, Category: Salad, Lunch & Snack, Heart-Smart

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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
Calories 70
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Fibre 4 g
Protein 3 g
Potassium 230 mg



 

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