Black Bean Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 10:26 am
By: News On 6


1 ripe avocado, mashed

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 (15-ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained

4 cups shredded romaine lettuce

1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

1 cup corn kernels, fresh or thawed if frozen

1 small red bell pepper, chopped

1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds


In a large bowl, whisk together avocado, cilantro and lime juice until blended. Add beans, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, pepper, pumpkin seeds and toss until evenly coated.


Per serving: 360 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 52g total carbohydrate (18g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 16g protein

Serves 4

This colorful salad features a quick dressing made from creamy avocado, tangy lime juice and zesty cilantro.