Tuesday, March 20, 2012

#2347 - Black Bean and Corn Salad

(by Shirley McNevich)

1 - 10oz. box plain couscous
1 - 16oz. bag frozen whole kernel corn (thawed and drained)
1 - 15oz. can black beans (drained and rinsed)
4 spring onions (diced--dice both white and green parts)
1 medium red bell pepper (finely chopped)
2 garlic cloves (minced)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. salt
ground pepper to your taste

Prepare couscous according to box directions, then drain and cool completely. In a bowl add couscous, drained corn, drained black beans, onions, red bell peppers and minced garlic--toss to mix. Sprinkle salt over the top and crush black pepper over the top--toss to mix. Add lemon juice and olive oil--toss well.

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