Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed, and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced (optional)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

Place lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and cayenne pepper in a small jar. Cover with lid, and shake
until ingredients are well mixed. In a salad bowl, combine beans, corn, avocado, bell pepper,
tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro. Shake lime dressing, and pour it over the salad. Stir salad
to coat vegetables and beans with dressing, and serve.
 

Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients

 
  • 1/4 cup fresh meyer lemon juice (or regular lemon juice, but not bottled)
  • 1/2 cup flavorless oil, such as grape seed
  • 2 tsp. agave nectar (to taste)
  • 1tsp prepared Dijon mustard
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

Place all ingredients in a glass jar with a well-fitting lid. Shake well to emulsify the vinaigrette.
Taste and adjust seasonings.