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Black Bean and Avocado Salsa



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    A summertime topping that works great on a burger or on a grilled hot dog.

     Makes three cups.

    • One 15.5 oz. can 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 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
    • 2 tsp. sugar
    • ½ tsp. kosher salt
    • 1 tsp. cumin
    • 2 tbsp. 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.