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Black bean and avocado salad

18th July 2016 - Recipes

Quick recipe finder Black bean and avocado salad

This simple, hearty salad is a vegan feast packed with chilli, herbs and spices. It’s also gluten-free and dairy-free.

This meal provides 549 kcal, 17g protein, 40g carbohydrate (of which 13.5g sugars), 36g fat (of which 6g saturates), 22g fibre and 2g salt per portion.

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Ingredients

For the dressing

For the salad

Recipe tips

Method

  1. Put all of the dressing ingredients in a jam jar, replace the lid and shake until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Add more chilli if desired.

  2. For the salad, rinse the black beans under cold running water and drain. Put in a large mixing bowl and pour over half of the dressing.

  3. Add the remaining salad ingredients, apart from the watercress and avocado and stir well to combine.

  4. To serve, divide the watercress among 4 serving plates. Spoon the salad on top, then cover with the avocado cubes. Drizzle a little more dressing over each portion.

Recipe Tips

Cover any leftover dressing in a layer of oil and store in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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