Pinto Bean Salsa Salad

Minoo served the Black Bean Enchiladas along with a salad with beans. This time, the recipe uses Pinto Bean.

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This Pinto Bean Salsa Salad is refreshing and filing at the same time. It can be a light meal by itself.

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 1 x 15 ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/3 cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1 orange, red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small avocado, halved, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, leaves and stems

Dressing:

  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 3 tablespoons) or lime
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

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Source: Food Network

Prep time: 20 minutes;  Serves 4 to 6

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