"Cold black bean salad with a bite! It makes a great side dish for any Mexican or Southwestern dish. This recipe has become a healthy favorite in our family. Adjust the amount of serrano pepper to suit your spice tolerance." — LINDALU62
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2 (15 ounce) cans
black beans, rinsed and drained
tomatoes, finely chopped
serrano chile peppers, seeded and chopped
red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
white wine vinegar
This was great! I have to say I didn't have serrano peppers, but I used chipotle instead and it was delicious. I also added a green chile pepper, for color. Thanks Lindalu!
I had to really work with this. If prepared as the recipe stands it has a few problems, at least for me, but they were easily remedied. First, three serrano peppers is a LOT of peppers, particular if they happen to be really hot (mine were) - so I significantly cut back on them so that they acted more as seasoning, and I filled the gap with green bell pepper. Vegetable oil didn't appeal to me, nor did the ratio of vinegar to oil. I used olive oil and white wine vinegar in a ratio of 3:1 instead. Finally, salt alone was not enough to season this, but again, it was easy enough to add some cumin and garlic powder. Kind of blah and too tangy as written, excellent (five stars in my view!) with a little tinkering.
So great! I added some corn and cilantro--what a refreshing salad! Thanks for the recipe.
Loved this one
So easy and delicious! I didn’t have fresh tomatoes so used one can Rotel and one can no salt diced tomatoes, both drained. I served it with avocado slices and a spoonful of sour cream on top! We are limiting meat so this was a great main dish along with a green salad, and the second night I served it on top of the greens. Thanks for sharing!
The husband and I love this dish. We make all the time. The flavors are fresh and tangy. You can make it super hot for the spicy lovers or you can tone it down for the tender tongues. I top the salad with cilantro.
Delicious! Love using my pantry items! I added some kernel Corn and tiny pinch of cinn. and it was great.
Excellent recipe! Try adding corn, cilantro, and fresh lime juice for a nice variation.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cold Black Bean Salad
Serving Size: 1/5 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 55
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