Heart healthy bean salad recipe containing beans, peppers, corn, zesty jalapeños and spicy cayenne pepper is sure to please with any occasion, plus being very nutritious.
1 cup black beans
1 cup white beans
1 red pepper, chopped
1 seeded jalapeño
¾-1 cup chopped cilantro
½ red onion, chopped
1 – 2 scallion onions, chopped (optional)
¼ - ½ cup olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
8 oz. frozen corn, thawed
1 teaspoon cumin
sea salt to taste
Cayenne pepper, very lightly sprinkling
Soak black and white beans overnight and then cooking for 1 ½ - 2 hours. When soft to bite, cool in refrigerator.
Chop red pepper and seed jalapeño, slicing jalapeño to get rid of middle white and seeds. Next chop up cilantro, red onion, and scallion onions. Add olive oil and red wine vinegar, mixing in a large bowl. Then add thawed corn. Next add cumin, sprinkle on salt to taste. Lightly and very sparingly, sprinkle on the cayenne pepper.
Makes 6 – 8 servings.
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