Recipe Save: Mexi-Salad

Origin:  Modified recipe found online
Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: No cooking required
Number of Servings: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can of black beans, thoroughly rinsed, and drained (or 1 1/2 cup of freshly cooked black beans)
  • 1 can corn
  • 4 chopped green onions
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3 fresh plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice (about the amount of juice from one lime)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pkt of sweetener
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, corn, onions, jalapeno chile peppers, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, basil, lime juice and olive oil.
  2. Add sugar and salt and pepper to taste. (The sugar will help balance the acidity from the tomatoes and lime juice.) Chill before serving.
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