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Black Bean and Avocado Salad

This salad is a good healthy start for any meal.

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    This recipe makes four cups.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 15.5-ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed well
    • ¼ cup small diced red onion
    • ½ cup diced tomato
    • 1 ripe avocado, diced
    • Juice of two limes
    • 2 tablespoons of cilantro, chopped
    • 2 teaspoons sugar or agave nectar
    • ½ teaspoon of kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon of cumin
    • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 2-6 dashes of Tabasco

    Instructions:

    • Place the black beans in a large bowl and mash with fork until about half of the beans are pureed.
    • Incorporate the diced onion, diced tomato, diced avocado, lime juice, cilantro, sugar, kosher salt, cumin, olive oil and mix well.
    • Add a couple dashes of Tabasco and taste.
    • Adjust with a little more salt, sugar or Tabasco if needed and mix well.