Black Bean & Tomato Salsa

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From: EatingWell Magazine Spring 2003

Adding canned beans to a spicy salsa is an easy way to boost fiber and improve nutritional value. This salsa is also a good accompaniment for burgers or Scrambled Egg Burritos.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 cup seeded, diced plum tomatoes, (3-4 tomatoes)
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, or parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon minced canned chipotle in adobo sauce, (see Ingredient Note)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir to blend. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  • Ingredient Note: Chipotle peppers are smoked jalapeños with a fiery taste that are canned in adobo sauce. Look for them in the Hispanic section of large supermarkets and in specialty stores.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1/2 cup
  • Per serving: 78 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 4 g fiber; 12 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 40 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 346 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 25 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 129 mg sodium; 272 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 starch

Reviews 1

September 07, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
ive used this recepie a lot. It's become a quick draw last minute dinner or lunch for me and my family.