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Black Bean and Avocado Salad

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Black Bean and Avocado Salad

This salad made from pantry staples and fresh herbs can be tossed together quickly when unexpected guests show up! Packed with fibre, protein, iron, and vitamins A and C, this colourful salad is not only light and refreshing but attractive too. Make this a complete meal by serving it with crusty whole grain bread on the side.

Prep: 25 minutes Total: 30 minutes


Black beans
Sweet corn
Orange pepper, diced
Cherry tomatoes, quartered
Extra virgin olive oil
Fresh parsley, chopped
Fresh basil, chopped
Fresh mint, chopped
Avocado, diced
Lemon juice
Black pepper
2 cans
1 can
1 ½ cups
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
To taste
To taste
400 g
400 g
375 mL
45 mL
45 mL
45 mL
30 mL
15 mL
To taste
To taste



  1. Rinse and drain the beans and place in large bowl.
  2. Rinse and drain the corn and add to the beans.
  3. Add diced peppers and quartered tomatoes into the bowl.
  4. Stir in all fresh herbs and pour in olive oil. Toss gently to mix.
  5. In a separate bowl, toss avocado cubes with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  6. Add avocado to the salad and mix well.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Makes 4 servings  (459 g / serving) Ÿ 1 serving = ¼ recipe

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Adapted from: The Vegetarian Student Cookbook

Prepared By: Jennifer Broxterman, Registered Dietitian & Joyce Ho, BScH Foods & Nutrition student
NutritionRx Ÿ Email: Ÿ Phone: (519) 520-9549 Ÿ Website:

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