Healthy Black Bean Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or thawed if frozen
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Puree the avocado and lime juice until smooth (can also be mashed with a fork or hand blender).
  2. Place the beans, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, pepper, pumpkin seeds, and cilantro in a large bowl, top with the avocado mixture, and toss everything together until evenly coated.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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