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Black bean corn and avocado salsa

Black Bean Corn and Avocado Salsa

A simple black bean corn and avocado salsa, it’s delicious and easy to make. Fresh and full of flavour with a colourful mix of black beans, corn, capsicum, avocado, onion and jalapenos with a healthy herb dressing.
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Prep Time : 10 mins
Total Time : 10 mins
Cuisine: : Mexican
Course : Mains, Sides
Servings : 6 servings
Calories : 251 : kcal
Estimated Cost (AUD) : $5.90 or $0.98 per serve
Author : Harriet

INGREDIENTS

Dressing

  • cup fresh coriander (cilantro) finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 ½ tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste

Salad

  • 1 x 400 gram (14 ounces) canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 x 400 gram (14 ounces) canned corn kernels drained and rinsed
  • ½ red onion cut into small dice
  • ½ orange capsicum cut into small dice
  • 2 x medium tomatoes seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 avocado pit removed and diced
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapeno optional, finely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Put all dressing ingredients into a jar with a screw top lid, seal and shake well.
  • Place all the salad ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over the vegetables in the bowl, gently toss the vegetables to coat with the dressing. Serve

Notes

  1. This recipe can last for up to 5 days when stored correctly in the fridge. However the avocado will turn brown, to avoid this, leave out the avocado and add just before serving.
  2. This salad can also be used for meal prepping. If you do, leave out the avocado at the time of making and add on the day of serving.
Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Corn and Avocado Salsa
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
251
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Sodium
 
106
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
563
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
30
g
10
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin A
 
834
IU
17
%
Vitamin C
 
25
mg
30
%
Calcium
 
26
mg
3
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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