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Latin Bean Salad

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Latin Bean Salad

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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Latin Bean Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 270kcal


  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4″ long, 2-1/2 dia.) bell pepper, red
  • 1/2 medium (2-1/2″ dia) onion
  • 1 cup black beans, canned
  • 3 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup, sliced ALMONDS
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • 4 leaf outer lettuce
  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cut pepper into 1/2 inch pieces; chop onion.  In a medium-sized bowl, mix the peppers and onions with the beans and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro; set aside.
  • Using a food processor (or high powered blender), blend together 1/2 cup of cilantro, almonds, lime juice, water, garlic, cumin and salt.  Being sure to scrape the sides of food processor, blend until smooth.  Add the yogurt, pulse a few times until mixed. 
  • Mix the dressing in with the bean mixture. Divide lettuce among 4 plates and top each bed of lettuce with bean mixture.  Serve grapes on the side. 
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Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 545mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 16g

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