Avocado Black Bean Salad

This Avocado Black Bean Salad has bright, fresh flavours and is perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken. When you combine cumin, cilantro and lime juice, then add some avocados, cilantro, red onion, lime juice, and cumin – it is delicious! It’s antioxidant rich, full of heart healthy fats and high in fibre which keeps you full and satisfied.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oilavocado
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, diced

Method

  1. In a large bowl, combine the garlic, lime juice, oil, cumin, crushed red pepper, and salt.
  2. Add the black beans, chickpeas, tomato, onion and cilantro; mix well.
  3. When ready to eat, gently mix in avocado and serve right away.

Serves 4 – Serving Size: little over 1 cup – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 335, Fat: 11g, Carbohydrate: 47g, Fibre: 16g, Protein: 14g, Sugar: less than 1g