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Fiesta Bean Salad


SERVES: 5 PREP TIME: 20 MIN Gluten Free | Soy Free | Raw (optional)


• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
• 2 tablespoons lime juice
• 1 clove garlic, crushed
• ¼ teaspoon chili powder
• ¼ teaspoon cumin
• 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
• 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste

• 1 cup pinto beans, boiled and drained
• 1 cup fresh sweet corn kernels (about 1 ear)
• ½ cup yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
• ¼ cup sweet onion, finely chopper
• 1 small avocado, chopped
• 1 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped
• ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Mix all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Mix thoroughly and set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, toss the beans, corn, bell pepper, and sweet onions. Then add the dressing, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste. Mix these remaining ingredients gently to cover with dressing.

3. Serve as a side dish or have as a delicious main course.

Raw Variation:
Replace cooked beans with equal amount of sprouted or green garbanzos.

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