Black Bean Salad

Black beans are one of the best budget-friendly healthy foods. They are an excellent source of iron, fiber and other nutrients. They also are great for making dishes with a Southwestern flavor.


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  • 1 cup Black beans (cooked)
  • Onions
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Cayenne pepper powder
  • Salt (if beans are unsalted/ low sodium)
  • Cilantro


  1. Prepare black beans as packaging instructs. (Remember to think ahead if you are using dry beans)
  2. Let cool in refrigerator. 
  3. Chop veggies and add to black beans.
  4. Add lime juice, salt and cayenne.