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Cowboy Bean Salad with Lime Dressing

As the weather gets warmer, I enjoy making big salads that will keep in the refrigerator for a couple of days. They’re great for a quick lunch or side dish. Serve this dish with chips and you have a great appetizer.

Because the avocado is bathed in dressing, it won’t turn brown! If you don’t eat all of the salad in one sitting, a nice squeeze of lime juice will freshen it up for your next meal.

Cowboy Bean Salad with Lime Dressing
Recipe from Recipe Tin Eats

14 oz can black beans , rinsed and drained
1.5 cups frozen corn, thawed 
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 avocado, diced
1 small red onion, diced
3/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
8 oz. cherry tomatoes, quartered (or 2 large tomatoes, deseeded and diced)

Lime Dressing
2 Tablespoons lime juice
4 Tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder (or chili powder)
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

Add the dressing ingredients to a jar with a lid. Shake well.

Add the salad ingredients to a large bowl. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently. Serve immediately.

The salad will keep for several days in the refrigerator.

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