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Cathy’s Southwest Two Bean Salad

southwestern recipeMy cousin, Cathy Gritters brought this sensational salad to a pot luck last week and it was quite a hit! It’s easy to make (again, my favorite phrase), and is cool and refreshing. This dish is very versatile; it can be served as a salad, topping for tacos, or salsa with chips.

Buen Apetito!!

Dressing:

½ c. white vinegar

¼ c. veggie oil

1 T. sugar

2 t. ground cumin

1 t. dried oregano

½ t. salt

¼ t. pepper

Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

Salad:

2 cans (15 oz.) organic pinto beans, drained and rinsed

1 can (15 oz.) organic black beans, drained and rinsed

1 can (15 ¼ oz.) or frozen organic whole kernel corn, drained

1 large organic red bell pepper, chopped

½ c. finely chopped purple onion

2 fresh organic jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped

¼ c. fresh cilantro, snipped

Mix all salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Add dressing and mix well.

Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

Serves: 12 (1/2 cup servings)

Nutrition: 120 calories, 5 g. fat, 16 g. carbs, 4 g. protein, 0 g. saturated fat and cholesterol

Original recipe: Pampered Chef Casual Cooking cookbook

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2 thoughts on “Cathy’s Southwest Two Bean Salad

  1. A great recipe, thanks Suzi! S x

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