Friday, September 27, 2013

Recipe: Mucho Bueno Black Bean Avocado Salsa

Recipe: Mucho Bueno Black Bean Avocado Salsa

  • Black beans low sodium (choose either 15 oz can; drained and rinsed or home-cooked beans)
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 2 limes, squeezed juice
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • Cherry tomatoes, cut in halves (amount you desire)
  • Cilantro or parsley (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes. Serve cold as an appetizer with tortilla scoops or in a tortilla wrap with lettuce and cheese.

Health benefits: Black beans have a high quantity of both protein and fiber that help to move food through the stomach to the large intestine at a healthier pace. Peppers and limes have vitamin C, which help with the immune system. Avocado and extra virgin olive oil is great for the skin.

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