Sunday, May 4, 2008

Black Bean and Corn Salad


* juice two limes
* 1/2 cup olive oil
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
* 3 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
* 1 bag frozen corn kernals
* 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
* 1 red or green bell pepper, chopped
* 2 tomatoes, chopped
* 6 green onions, thinly sliced
* 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
Serve with tortilla chips


1. Place lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and cayenne pepper in a small jar. Cover with lid, and shake until ingredients are well mixed.
2. 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.

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