Mexican Bean Salad

Made this recipe again…it is so good but even better if you wait a few days before eating!

While I like beans and love using them in cooking, I hate baked beans.  Something about that flavor sends me over the edge and I have tried supposedly some of the best baked beans but still can’t stand them.  So when I needed to make some beans for a party, I looked for an anti-baked bean recipe.  I found this one and positively love it.  Try it next time you need to make some beans, maybe you will be a convert as well.

http://www.ahintofhoney.com/2010/05/mexican-bean-salad.html

However, having done this recipe several times I have modified it to better fit my taste.  Here is the modified version.

2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 cans canellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
16 oz. frozen corn, defrosted
2 red onions, diced
2 jalapenos, seeded and diced
entire head of minced garlic but better if grated
one bunch of fresh cilantro leaves (no stems), chopped
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 TSB. honey, I use key lime flavored honey
Juice from one freshly squeezed lemon
Juice from one freshly squeezed lime
1 TSB. salt (adjust to taste)
1 TSB. freshly ground black pepper (adjust to taste)
1 TSB. cumin
1 TSB. chili powder
2 TSB. Hungarian Paprika

 

Combine all ingredients and let sit overnight for juices to mix.  Enjoy!

 

 

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5 thoughts on “Mexican Bean Salad

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  2. I was wondering if you ever thought of changing the structure of your website?

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  3. Is TSB tablespoon? I’ve usually seen in written as TBS and want to be sure you don’t mean tsp teaspoon. Thanks for clarification.

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