Saturday, January 21, 2012

Recipe for Black Bean Salad

Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 bell peppers, I used one red and one yellow
  • 1 TBSP canola oil
  • 1 can organic black beans
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup (or more) chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat broiler.
  • Cut peppers in half, remove seeds, and press with hand to flatten
  • Toss peppers with canola oil and place on baking sheet.
  • Broil peppers for 5 minutes or so per side until charred.
  • Remove peppers from tray and place in covered bowl for 5 minutes.
  • Carefully remove skin from peppers and chop.
  • Rinse and drain beans.
  • Combine beans, peppers, avocado, cilantro, cumin, lime juice and zest.
  • Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.
  • Chill briefly before serving.