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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Black Bean and Corn With Monterey Jack Cheese Salad


Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Total time : 10 minutes 
Portion size: 4 

Black beans are a great source of fibre and are delicious when combined with southwestern ingredients in a salad. To kick it up a notch, add a diced seeded jalapeño pepper.

2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp liquid honey
1 clove garlic , minced
1 tsp chili powder
1 can (19 oz/540 mL) black beans , drained and rinsed (or 2 cups cooked black beans)
1 cup frozen corn kernels , thawed and drained  
1/2 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

In bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, honey, garlic and chili powder until blended. Stir in black beans, corn, red onion, cheese and cilantro.

Source : Canadian Living Magazine:September 2012

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