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Southwestern Rice and Black Bean Salad

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Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked long-grain white or brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cooked or canned drained corn kernels
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 2 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Preparation

In large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix gently but thoroughly. Cover and chill for at least 15 minutes to allow flavors to blend. (Can be prepared up to 2 days ahead. Bring to room temperature before serving.) Just before serving, fluff salad with fork.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 418
  • Carbohydrate Content 73 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 13 g
  • Protein Content 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 285 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g