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Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe

December 24th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. Vinaigrette

  2. 1/4cup chopped seededtomatoes
  3. 1/4cup choppedfresh cilantro
  4. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  5. 1tablespooncider vinegar
  6. 1teaspoon gratedlime rind
  7. 1tablespoonfresh lime juice
  8. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  9. 1/4teaspoonground cumin
  10. 1/4teaspoonchili powder
  11. 1/4teaspoonblack pepper
  12. 1garlic clove, peeled
  13. Salad

  14. 8cups thinly slicedlettuce
  15. 1/4cup choppedcilantro
  16. 1/2cup cookedfresh cornor frozen corn, cooled
  17. 1 1/2cups chopped ready-to-eatcooked boneless skinless chicken breasts(about 2 breasts)
  18. 1cupchopped tomatoes
  19. 1cup choppedgreen bell peppers
  20. 1cup finely dicedred onions
  21. 1/2cup shreddedreduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  22. 1 (15 ounce)canblack beans, rinsed and drained
  23. 4cups bakednon-fat tortilla chips(about 4 ounces)

DIRECTIONS

  1. To prepare vinaigrette, combine first 11 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.
  2. To prepare salad, combine lettuce and remaining ingredients except chips in a large bowl. Add vinaigrette; toss well to coat. Serve with chips.

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Potato and Green Bean Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

December 21st, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Potato and Green Bean Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2lbssmall red potatoes(cooked until tender)
  2. 1lb smallgreen beans, rinsed and stems trimmed(cooked until firm-tender)
  3. 1mediumsweet onion, coarsly chopped
  4. 1/4cupfresh basil leaves
  5. BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

  6. 1/4cupbalsamic vinegar
  7. 2 cloves choppedgarlic
  8. 2tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
  9. 1dashworcestershire sauce
  10. 1/2cupolive oil
  11. 2tablespoonsDijon mustard
  12. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, green beans, onion and basil.
  2. Mix/whisk all the vinaigrette ingredients togther (I like to shake it in a small jar).
  3. Add in the Balsamic vinaigrette mixture to the warm potato/bean mixture; toss well to coat.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve chilled or room temperature.

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Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe

December 15th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 (15 ounce)cansblack beans, drained
  2. 1 (15 ounce)can goldenkernel corn, drained
  3. 1/2cupextra virgin olive oil
  4. 1bunchgreen onions, chopped, white tops and some green
  5. 1/2tablespoonground cumin
  6. 2tablespoonsfresh cilantro, chopped
  7. 1lime, juice of
  8. 1dashTabasco sauce
  9. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate it for an hour before serving.

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Cheesy Black Bean Dip Recipe

December 10th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 6slicesbacon
  2. 2garlic cloves, minced
  3. 1 (15 ounce)canblack beans, drained, rinsed & mashed
  4. 4ouncescream cheese, softened
  5. 1 1/2cupscheddar cheeseor monterey jack cheese, shredded
  6. 2/3cuppicante sauce
  7. 1/3cupgreen onions, sliced
  8. 1teaspoondried oregano
  9. 1teaspoonground cumin
  10. 1/4teaspooncayenne pepper
  11. 1tablespooncilantroor parsley, minced(to garnish)
  12. serve with

  13. vegetablesor tortilla chips

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon from pan, crumble, and set aside.
  3. If there is more than about 1 tablespoon of grease in the pan, drain off some of the excess.
  4. Saute garlic in bacon drippings for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add beans, cheese, picante sauce, onions, oregano, cumin, and cayenne to pan, and mix well.
  6. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.
  7. Stir in bacon.
  8. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish if desired and serve with chips or vegetables.

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Italian White Bean Soup Recipe

December 9th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 12ouncesItalian sausage, cooked and sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
  2. 1mediumonion, chopped
  3. 2garlic cloves, minced
  4. 1tablespooncooking oil
  5. 2 (15 ounce)canscannellini beans(or any white bean…northern, navy etc)
  6. 2 (15 ounce)canschicken broth
  7. 1cup seeded and coarsely choppedplum tomatoes(3 or 4 tomatoes)
  8. 1teaspoonoregano
  9. 7 1/2cupskaleor spinach, coarsely chopped(10 to 12 oz)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large sauce pan cook onion and garlic in hot oil about 5 minutes or until onion is tender.Stir in beans, broth, tomatoes and marjarom.Bring to boiling; reduce heat.Simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in cooked sausage, kale or spinach simmer for about 5 minutes more or until kale is tender.Season to taste with pepper.

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