Spring Chopped Salad

Spring Chopped Salad

This colorful and flavorful salad is just perfect for warm spring days!

Spring Chopped Salad

This delicious salad is a snap to prepare and serves as an ideal side dish or light lunch.

Ingredients

Lime Vinaigrette
3 Tbsp. olive oil Pinch freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice Pinch sugar
¼ tsp. kosher salt  
Salad
5 or 6 fistfuls baby spinach, sliced into thin strips ⅓ c. store-bought crispy shallots or fried onions
1 c. canned corn kernels, drained 1 small avocado, cut into small cubes
1 c. canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1 jalapeño chili, cored, seeded and diced
1 small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and
diced (about 1 cup)
3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro or basil, finely chopped

Preparation

1. Slowly whisk olive oil into lime juice. Then add salt, pepper and sugar.

2. Toss all the salad ingredients together with the lime vinaigrette.

Serves 4 to 6.

Nutritional Information (six servings):   Calories: 210; Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 360mg; Total Carbohydrates: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 4g.

About Einat Admony

Balaboosta book coverFrom Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to Feed the People You Love by Einat Admony (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2013. Photography by Quintin Bacon.

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