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Black Bean and Avocado Salad

This salad is a good healthy start for any meal.



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

    Place the black beans in a large bowl and mash with fork until about ½ 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. Mix well. Makes 4 cups.