Grilled Pepper Salad with Black Beans and Avocado

Break out the grill for this delicious, easy-to-make salad

Photo: Pornchai Mittongtare

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  • 1 lb. mini sweet peppers, coated with nonstick spray
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rings, coated with nonstick spray
  • 1 15-oz. can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill sweet peppers and red onion rings on all sides until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to plate and let cool. Discard pepper stems and seeds, and chop peppers and onion into small dice.
  2. Combine beans, avocado, cilantro, sweet peppers, and red onion in salad bowl and toss with lime juice, oil, salt, and pepper.

Related: Red Pepper Chickpea Salad

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 240
  • Carbohydrate Content 29 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 12 g
  • Fiber Content 10 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content 500 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g