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Black Bean and Granny Smith Apple Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A colorful, tongue-tantalizing salad using black beans and tart apples. This salad can be served plain, on a bed of lettuce, or with tortilla chips."
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1 h 25 m servings 88
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat the canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the onion and red bell pepper in the hot oil until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes; season with cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper. Scrape into a mixing bowl; stir in the black beans, apples, lemon juice, and cilantro. Refrigerate until cold before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 88 calories; 3.9 14.1 1.1 0 296 Full nutrition

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Good flavor, but I added garlic instead of cumin. I also added lime juice in addition to lemon. I gave it five stars because it's really easy and a great way other than black bean soup to prep...

Very good recipe as is. Next time I will cook garlic with the vegetables. I will also add a seeded, deveined jalapeno pepper before chilling and use lime instead of lemon. Excellent alternati...

While this recipe by itself is perfect, I did make a few alterations. I did not add any salt to this recipe, I added a green pepper as well as another red pepper. The main thing that I would sug...

Love it! Easy and keeps well- great for lunches and picnics.

This salad was great. I've never made a salad with apples before and had some on hand. I used granny smith apples, green bell peppers, yellow spanish onion, olive oil, and black beans that were ...