Black Beans and Greens

Black Beans and Greens

Fresh and colorful veggies join black beans in this flavor-packed side-dish salad made with a hint of citrus - ready in just 10 minutes!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3
tablespoons fat-free Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
3 1/2
cups mixed salad greens (about half of 10-oz bag)
1
medium tomato, cut into wedges
1/2
avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped (1/3 cup)
  1. In 1-cup measuring cup, mix dressing, lime peel, lime juice and cilantro.
  2. In large bowl, toss beans, salad greens and tomato. Stir in dressing mixture until salad is coated. Top with avocado.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
For added crunch, divide salad among six plates and arrange baked tortilla chips around the edge of each plate.
Health Twist
Avocados contain vitamin E, an antioxidant thought to help protect against heart disease and some types of cancer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.