Black Bean Taco Salad

This recipe comes from Betty Crocker.  The combo of black beans and lime juice is so good!

2 (15 oz each) cans black beans, drained and rinsed

1 (2.25 oz) can sliced ripe olives, drained (I left these out)

2 medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)

4 medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)

1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (I used fat free)

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (NO!)

2 tablespoons lime juice (squeeze your own, it’s so much better than a bottle!)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon pepper

4 cups chopped fresh spinach

1  In large bowl, mix beans, olives, tomatoes, onions, cheese and cilantro.

2  In container with tight fitting lid, shake lime juice, cumin and pepper until well mixed then toss with bean mixture.  Serve on spinach.

(We ate ours on flatbread, yummy!)

The recipe as listed above makes 4 servings, 280 calories each.

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