Meatless Monday: Black Bean and Rice Salad

April 22, 2013 at 10:53 am Leave a comment

rice and bean salad mix

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice, chilled
  • 15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped yellow or red sweet pepper
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup bottled picante sauce or salsa
  • Lettuce leaves

Directions:

  1. In large bowl, stir together chilled rice, beans, tomatoes, sweet pepper, corn, onions, and cilantro; add picante sauce or salsa. Toss to coat.
  2. Line six salad bowls or plates with lettuce leaves. Top with rice mixture.
  3. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Information per Serving:

  • Calories: 196
  • Total Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 39 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Sodium: 662 mg

*Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens: http://www.bhg.com*

 

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