A Colorful Black Bean Salad with Printable Card
A great side dish for any occasion, packed with healthful ingredients and heaps of flavor! Low in calories, low in sodium, satisfying and nutritious. This Black Bean Salad goes great with ham.
Black Beans are sweet tasting with an almost mushroom-like flavor and soft floury texture. These beans are medium sized, oval, with a mat black color. They are the most popular beans in the Costa Rica and Cuba. Black beans are well known in nutrition circles for their high fiber content. The fiber in these treasures has been shown to be perfect for helping the lower digestive tract stay healthy. This lowers the risk of colon cancer and helps create efficient digestion.
Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad Recipe
Colorful Black Bean Salad: Whisk together 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 clove of garlic (minced) and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Combine one 15 ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained, 1 cup of white corn nib-lets, 1 cup of chopped red bell pepper and 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley and toss with the dressing.
Nutrition information per 1/2 cup serving: 87 calories, 35 grams fat, 3g fiber, 149mg sodium
Free Printable Recipe Card
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