Enjoy yummy Avocado, Black Bean Tomato Salad as a fiber-rich addition to any Superbowl party!
The Superbowl is days away and it’s a perfect opportunity to add some fantastic nutrition to your gameday party! California avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit which contributes nearly 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, per one oz. serving (1/5th of a medium avocado). With their ﬂavor, texture, nutritional value and culinary versatility, California avocados can be enjoyed all day from breakfast to lunch to dinner, in snacks and desserts. Try adding some to a green smoothie for a creamy treat. Naturally cholesterol-free, avocados are a creamy and nutritious alternative to saturated fat-laden spreads, toppings and dips. This gluten free, vegan Avocado, Black Bean Tomato Salad is delicious served with tortilla chips or veggies. It’s also a satisfying lunch served with tuna or cottage cheese. Spoon some over an omelet, burger or grilled fish. The possibilities are endless!
This gluten free, vegan Avocado, Black Bean Tomato Salad is delicious served with tortilla chips or veggies. It’s also a satisfying lunch served with tuna or cottage cheese. Spoon some over an omelet, burger or grilled fish. The possibilities are endless!
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- 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic (approximately 1 large clove)
- ½ red onion, chopped (about ½ cup)
- ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 3-4 Tablespoons fresh lime juice (1 medium to large lime)
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
- 2 avocados, pitted and cut into cubes
- 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained (preferably low sodium)
- Add garlic, onion, salt, pepper, lime juice and Sriracha to a bowl and combine. Gently fold in avocado. Add tomatoes and beans and gently combine.
Makes 4 servings, serving size 1 cup: 218 calories, 13g fat, 2g sat fat, 256mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, 3g sugar, 7g protein. Vitamins and minerals: 8% Vitamin A, 55% Vitamin C, 3% calcium, 27% iron.
If you don’t like spice, try adding half of the Sriracha and taste before adding the full teaspoon. You can also use regular hot sauce if Sriracha is not available.