Smoky and Spicy Cilantro Avocado Bean Salad

Smoky and Spicy Cilantro Avocado Bean Saladsmoky-and-spicy-cilantro-avocado-bean-salad.jpg
Turn up the heat with this bean salad! The smoky and spicy cilantro avocado sauce is a perfect complement to any bean salad. 

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Ingredients
Salad

  • 1 – 16 ounce can reduced sodium garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 – 16 ounce can reduced sodium kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked corn
  • ½ cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup red onion, diced

Sauce

  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3 Tablespoons plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 chipotle pepper, seeded
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Juice of ½ a lime

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients.
  2. In a food processor, process sauce ingredients until smooth.
  3. Add sauce to salad and toss to coat.

Serves 8

Nutrition Information
Per ¾ cup serving
Calories:  146
Total Fat:  3 g
    Saturated Fat:  0 g
Sodium:  198 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  27 g
    Dietary Fiber:  9 g
Protein: 8 g