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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 197.9
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 4.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.5 g
  • Protein: 9.1 g

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Citrus and Black Bean Salad


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Introduction

Orange and grapefruit add flavor and vitamin-C to this fiber rich bean salad. Orange and grapefruit add flavor and vitamin-C to this fiber rich bean salad.

Ingredients

    • 1 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
    • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
    • 1 16 oz. can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
    • 1/2 avocado, sliced
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • black pepper to taste

Directions

Combine all ingredients. Serve at room temperature.



Makes 4 servings.








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  • Incredible!
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I changed a few of the ingredients also. Used a can of butter beans, red kidney beans, mandarin oranges and one whole navel orange and red onion. I added 6 large shrimp cut into quarters, along with a whole avocado. I mixed the lemon juice with a Tbs of honey and fresh ground pepper. Very good! - 4/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This was really great. And definately the most colourful salad I've had. I also tried it with tangerines and pomelo instead of oranges and lima beans instead of black beans. All variants work great. - 3/8/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Since I can keep it at room temperature, I take it to work on my late days and eat it all day long. It's quite tasty! Thank you! - 7/28/08

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful



    wonderful salad but a warning some medications fight with grapefruit so be aware. Check with you drug phamplets or your pharmicist as it interfers with cholesterol drugs and anti-rejection drugs. Be happy and safe. - 4/15/09

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty/ I think next time I will add more avocado. - 8/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Was fantastic! The onion was a little to much, but even my 2 yr old loved this recipe! - 8/21/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    very good. grapefruit flavor too strong in leftovers, next time i'll just use all oranges - 7/15/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this dish today but added an orange juice/olive oil dressing. - 7/8/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    excellent base salad that benefited from adding in a lime/honey/olive oil dressing! You could also do orange/honey/oil or a combination. I needed to rinse the beans better ! - 7/8/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this for a family reunion. It was good. The neat thing was it is to be served at room temperature. The refrigerator usually becomes quite full. Several people said they liked it. My husband did not like it as much but he ate it. - 6/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I served on a bed of Baby Arugula and wrapped into a Low Carb Whole Grain Tortilla shell, and it was very refreshing yet filling meal. Thanks! :-) - 4/17/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this and added a can of corn. It was really wonderful. - 4/16/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I "cheated" and used Mandarin oranges and already sectioned grapefruit in a jar from my produce section (rinsed and drained or course!) That means I can have all the ingredients on hand and just worry about getting a good avocado. - 4/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So fresh and delicious! Eat it all right away, cause it does not keep well. A new favorite for us! - 4/21/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    yummy and so creamy! i didn;t add the onion, instead the other half of avacado.

    I made this again for a potluck at work. i added an extra orange, and som red bell pepper! it would be great with mango! - 4/21/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    interesting combination. The second time I made it was without the grapefruit and lemon juice. I used fresh mandarines and the whole advocado..YUM - 5/1/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Excellent--all my guests-and I--loved it, it was filling, unusual, presents well. Would be a good lunchtime special treat, too. - 3/1/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I think next time I'd cut grapefruit pieces very small. Green onions would add more flvor than a red onion. - 4/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This one is saved in my own cookbook. We had it last night without the grapefruit. It will be a great salad to bring to a summer BBQ. - 4/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is very tasty , and pretty to look at too ! - 4/15/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We really liked this dish. - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i made this and toke to a pot luck cook out and it was a hit...THANKS DELICIOUS - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I added spinach as well (wilted/steamed)....delicious!!! - 7/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Interesting blend of flavors. My husband really liked it! - 6/15/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I wasn't sure how all of the ingredients would taste together, but I loved it! I cut the grapefruit sections into thirds and orange sections in half. - 4/16/08

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I liked this well enough, but would probably cut the grapefruit next time as I don't personally like grapefruit. I served it at a family dinner, and everyone enjoyed it. - 2/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy and satisfying. - 11/4/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is so good, I would make it for a pot luck!! - 5/10/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a great mix of flavors. I will be making this again. - 3/19/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quick to prepare, low sodium, low fat...highly nutitious..made it as a side for a luncheon and was asked for the recipie...nice presentation and delicious - 3/18/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was good, the texture of the beans with the fruit was a little weird though. I made this for dinner and everyone ate what I served them-no complaints. (I left out the onion) - 7/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummm0 whats not to like great combo! - 7/10/09

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I tried this thinking that since I liked all of the ingredients I would enjoy it. Unfortunately this was not the case, I will not be making this agian. - 5/12/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was ok. May have to add something for a "crunch" it I make it again - 4/25/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Decided to try this because it sounded interesting. Sorry, but I did not like the mix of citrus and bean! They just didn't go together for me! - 4/22/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very surprising how good this was! I would definitely make it again. - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great recipe - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Would like to make this on a hot summers day! - 7/8/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Everyone loved this recipe. Easy and very refreshing! - 4/22/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. I make a few changes to spice it up. I added a little basil, soy sauce hot sauce ,salt and 1/2 T olive oil. Everyone really liked it. I used avocodo, but I think it would have been great without it too. - 4/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a great summer salad. So refreshing and easy!! I will make this often. - 4/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A very original combination; fruit & veggies and lots of fiber ... - 4/20/07

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  • I substituted canned (drained) mandarain oranges (2 large cans) for the grapefruit and oranges, since my boyfriend can't eat grapefruit (a medication issue). I forgot the onion, but it was still quite yummy!. The only "dressing" was the lemon on the avocado, and the residual black bean juice. - 2/19/13

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  • Wow Love it. Thanks - 9/14/12

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  • Suggestion folks. When asked to rate "this" recipe. PLEASE rate recipe given as is. We welcome suggestions/your personal twist on it, but rating is only helpful when rating given recipe. Would so appreciate. - 7/3/12

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  • Wonderful addition to the menu year-round! I recently hit a big sale on oranges and grapefruit and was looking for something different to do with them. This is perfect for me! - 3/26/12

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  • This was my dinner last night - two big bowlfuls!! The only thing I added was a small handful of watercress greens that I already had and wanted to use. It already has a peppery taste, so I didn't need much black pepper. YUMMY! I'm making this one again!! - 2/29/12

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  • This is fantastic. I'm eating it right now and I don't want to type any more because I need to get back to my spoon! - 3/13/11

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  • This salad is awesome, delicious nutritious and filling. - 2/16/11

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  • Very tasty! Perhaps a tad much lemon juice for my taste. I'll use less of it next time. Love this one! - 8/20/10

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  • Excellent! Made it as is, and I loved it but I love grapefruit. My kids won't eat the grapefruit, so next time for the family, I will make with 2 oranges instead - and save the grapefruit for someone who loves it!! - 8/15/10

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  • Did not like at all. Maybe it was the fruit, but I won't try it again. - 3/5/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have all the ingredients. Thanks for the super supper idea:) - 4/15/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love a citrus flavor with just about anything! - 4/15/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Interesting! I'll try it!!! - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible! But I'm not sure that the sodium content is correct. What brand canned beans did you use? - 7/8/08

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made the salad. I didn't have guacamole, so I added some french onion dip, just to combine it, about 2 tbsp. I served it on one large romaine lettuce leaf, per person. 2 of 3 kids ate it and liked the fruit in there. I think this is a new discovery.. Black beans have a different texture. - 5/9/08

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