From the Editors of Live Right Live Well
Absolutely every vegetable contains many natural components that may help fight cancer, reduce risk of heart disease and boost immunity. Enjoy this salad as a side dish or sprinkle on top of mixed lettuce greens. Serve it as a dip with whole-grain or baked tortilla chips….It’s perfect for tailgating or holiday parties.
Makes 8 cups (12 servings, ⅔ cup each)
IngredientsBean and corn salad:2 cans (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed2 ½ cups frozen sweet corn kernels, thawed⅔ cup chopped red onion1 cup chopped green onion1 large red bell pepper, chopped1 jalapeño pepper, seeds removed and finely minced1 ½ cups chopped tomato
Cilantro lime dressing½ cup fresh lime juice1 ½ tablespoons olive oil⅔ cup cilantro, chopped2 ½ teaspoons garlic, minced1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin¼ teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper½ teaspoon kosher salt
1. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a separate bowl and mix well.
3. Pour dressing over salad and toss lightly to combine.
4. Chill several hours before serving. Nutrition information (per serving)110 calories5 g protein20 g carbohydrates 2 g fat (0 g saturated)0 mg cholesterol330 mg sodium54 mg calcium1.6 mg iron1325 IU vitamin A48 g vitamin C5 g fiber
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