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15 Minute Black Bean Salad

This salad recipe we created for you, is very flavorful, full of nutrition and protein, and can be made in just 15 minutes. In addition to that, it will also keep for days in your refrigerator making it a great dish to have on hand for a healthy, instant meal.

15 Minute Black Bean Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
8 cherry tomatoes, quartered (gently squeeze out seeds)
cup minced onion
2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
cup diced red bell pepper
2 TBS pumpkin seeds coarsely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
3 TBS fresh lemon juice
salt and black pepper to taste
* optional: dandelion greens

Directions:


  1. Mix all ingredients together and serve. This salad will keep for a couple of days and gets more flavorful if you let it marinate in the refrigerator for awhile.

    Serves 4


Healthy Cooking Tips:

Nutritional Profile

Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

The following chart shows the nutrients for which this recipe is either an excellent, very good or good source. Next to the nutrient name you will find the following information: the amount of the nutrient that is included in the noted serving of this recipe; the %Daily Value (DV) that that amount represents (similar to other information presented in the website, this DV is calculated for a 25-50 year old healthy woman); the nutrient density rating; and, the recipe's World's Healthiest Foods Rating. Underneath the chart is a table that summarizes how the ratings were devised. For more detailed information on our Food and Recipe Rating System, please click here.

15 Minute Black Bean Salad
1.00 serving
197.93 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C 54.30 mg 90.5 8.2 excellent
vitamin A 1729.07 IU 34.6 3.1 good
dietary fiber 6.81 g 27.2 2.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In Depth Nutritional Profile for 15 Minute Black Bean Salad

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