Marinated Black Bean Salad

Serves 8

 

What You’ll Need:

Measuring Cups & Spoons

A Nutri-Bullet or Blender

A Large Salad Bowl

Salad Spoons

A Sharp Kitchen Knife

 

Ingredients:

2 (15-Ounce) Cans Black Beans, Drained

3 Roma Tomatoes, Diced

1 Red Onion, Thinly Sliced

1 Medium Red Pepper, Sliced

1 Medium Yellow Pepper, Sliced

1 (8 Inch) English Cucumber, Cubed

1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, Chopped

 

Dressing:

2 Tbsp Lime Juice

2 Tbsp OJ Concentrate

2 Tbsp Dijon

2 Tsp Organic Cumin

1 Tsp Organic Chipotle

1/2 Tsp Sea Salt

1 Tsp Garlic, Minced

1/4 Cup + 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

 

How To Put It Together:

1) Into a large salad bowl, add the drained black beans, Roma tomatoes, red onion, red and yellow pepper, English cucumber; toss lightly and set aside for now.

 

2) To a blender or nutri-bullet, add all the dressing ingredients; blend until emulsified. Pour the dressing over the black bean salad, sprinkle the fresh cilantro over the entirety of the bowl and toss until combined.

 

3) Serve and enjoy!

 

Nina’s Tasty Tip:

This salad is also wonder with garbanzos.
 

Nutrition:

221 Calories

8 Grams of Protein

25 Grams of Total Carbohydrates

5 grams of Sugar

8 grams of Fiber

11 Grams of Total Fat

2 grams of Saturated Fat

0 grams of Trans Fat

0 mg of Cholesterol

151 mg of Sodium

137% RDA Vitamin C

34% RDA Folate

23% RDA Manganese

21% RDA Vitamin K

20% RDA Vitamin A

17% RDA Magnesium

15% RDA Thiamin

15% RDA Potassium

13% RDA Iron

13% RDA Phosphorus

11% RDA Vitamin B6

11% RDA Copper

10% RDA Vitamin E

• Glycemic load: 9