Black Bean and Avocado Salad

This salad is a good healthy start for any meal.

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This recipe makes four cups.


  • 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


  • 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.
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