Cooking With Casey
Written by Casey White   

Hearty Bean Salad

The combination of beans, corn and spices make this a filling and full-flavored salad, and you can have it ready in 10 minutes!



Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes
Yield: Serves 2 (double to serve 4)


This salad can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours (make sure it's covered).  This will serve 2 as a light meal, but can be used as a side dish or tortilla filling for 4.



    1 15oz (400g) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed completely
    1 red bell pepper, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper diced
    1/2 an avocado (optional); skin removed and diced
    1 small carrot, finely diced or bell pepper
    1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
    Juice of 1 lemon, or lime
    1/4 tsp. chili powder
    1/4 tsp. of paprika
    1/4 tsp. of cumin
    Salt and pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients in a salad or mixing bowl.  Serve wrapped in warm whole wheat tortillas or serve as a salad.




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