15 MINS BLACK BEANS SALAD- MEXICAN RECIPES

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            This colorful salad features black beans, onion, tomato, tangy lime juice, zesty cilantro and some seasonings. This colorful, high fiber, high protein salad makes a great side dish, appetizer served with chips, or lunch served with fresh tortillas. This salad is low in fat and loaded with antioxidants and fibers. Black beans make a complete protein when paired with brown rice, which is often why they are so commonly included in a vegetarian diet.



    Ingredients

      
          1 Can (15 oz)Cooked Black Beans
          1/2 Cup of Onion, Finely Chopped
          1 Roma Tomato, Finely Chopped
          1/2 Green Bell Pepper, Finely Chopped
          1/2 Cup of Corn, Boiled
          1 Tbsp of Jalapenos, Chopped          
          1 Tsp of Goya Adoba All Purpose Seasoning
          1 Tsp of Goya Sazonador Total Seasoning
          Dash of Pepper
          Dash of Salt
          2 Tbsp of Lemon Juice
          1 Tbsp of Olive Oil or Chipotle Mayonnaise

   To Garnish


       1 Green Onion, Finely Chopped

       2 Tbsp of Cilantro, Finely Chopped



   Method

  • Boil the corn in microwave for 2-3 mins.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Cover and chill it for 15-30 mins.
  • Right before serving, garnish it with chopped green onion and cilantro.
  • If you don’t get black beans, try the same recipe with chick peas/chenna, rajma etc..
  • Black Beans salad is ready to serve. Enjoy SmileysSmileys






   Tips

  • Serve it with tortilla chips.
  • You can also add mashed avocado, after refrigerating.
  • Use red onion instead of white onion.
  • If you don’t have mexican seasoning, just use salt, pepper and cumin powder for seasoning.
  • If you don’t get black beans, try the smae recipe with rajma or chenna/chickpeas.



   Health Benefits of Black Beans

  • Black beans are an excellent source of the trace mineral, molybdenum, an integral component of the enzyme sulfite oxidase, which is responsible for detoxifying sulfites. 
  • Good for diabetes and rich in dietary fiber.
  • Lowers cholesterol levels.
  • Rich in antioxidants.

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2 comments

  1. Evelyn S says:

    Hi! Gayathri, I just love your Black Bean Salad. It was so good and fresh and delicious. I hope others will try the recipe too.

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