A classic black bean salad is a must for picnics and potlucks. This vegan version gets its creaminess from blended avocado. Any mix of salad greens will work well, but try arugula if you want to give this hearty salad a peppery kick.

Hilary Meyer
Source: EatingWell.com, June 2018
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place onion in a medium bowl and cover with cold water. Set aside. Combine avocado, cilantro, lime juice, oil, garlic and salt in a mini food processor. Process, scraping down the sides as needed, until smooth and creamy.

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  • Just before serving, combine salad greens, corn, tomatoes and beans in a large bowl. Drain the onions and add to the bowl, along with the avocado dressing. Toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

322.4 calories; protein 10.6g 21% DV; carbohydrates 40.8g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 12.9g 52% DV; sugars 11.4g; fat 16g 25% DV; saturated fat 2.4g 12% DV; vitamin a iu 3893.9IU 78% DV; vitamin c 44.9mg 75% DV; folate 259.7mcg 65% DV; calcium 112.5mg 11% DV; iron 3.8mg 21% DV; magnesium 78.9mg 28% DV; potassium 1238mg 35% DV; sodium 406.7mg 16% DV; thiamin 0.4mg 37% DV.

Reviews (3)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
08/20/2019
We loved it! Not bland at all, but I did add more lime juice to the guac dressing. Otherwise made it as written. Delicious! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
07/19/2019
Good salad but disappointed in the dressing-a bit thick but still tasty. I added rotisserie chicken otherwise bland You like bland this is the salad for you sorry had to be honest Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2019
This was really yummy and got rave reviews. The dressing can be made ahead and refrigerated it won t discolour. I ve never tried soaking onions it worked really well left the flavour without the overwhelming taste and odour. I will be making this often. Read More
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