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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 325.9
  • Total Fat: 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.7 mg
  • Sodium: 276.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.6 g
  • Protein: 20.5 g

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Black Bean Taco Salad

Submitted by: BGGARDEN

Introduction

with hardy black beans and light on the cheese ,this southwestern-influenced salad needs nothing on the side except some iced tea. Fresh lime gives it a citrusy counterpunch. with hardy black beans and light on the cheese ,this southwestern-influenced salad needs nothing on the side except some iced tea. Fresh lime gives it a citrusy counterpunch.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Dressing:
    1/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 tablespoon cider vinegar
    1 teaspoon grated lime rind
    1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1 garlic clove, peeled

    Salad:
    8 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce

    1 cup chopped tomato
    1 cup chopped green bell pepper
    1 cup finely diced red onion
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
    1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
    ** (optional) 4 cups fat-free baked tortilla chips (about 4 ounces)

Directions

to prepare vinaigrette, combine first 11 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.

To prepare salad, combine lettuce and remaining ingredients except chips in a large bowl. Add vinaigrette; toss well to coat. Serve with chips.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOM_IN_GARDEN.






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  • Yum yum! I love this salad! ALWAYS need new ideas for tomatoes at this time of year, as well as fresh cilantro and I used fresh cumin also! Great summer lunch! - 9/7/08

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