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Summery Bean Salad

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Yields: four 1-cup servings

Ingredients

Dressing:
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice or balsamic vinegar
Pinch of red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon agave
Salt to taste

Salad:
1 cup strawberries, quartered
1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced
1 cup dry black beans, cooked until tender (will produce 2 cups) or 2 cups canned black
beans, rinsed
4 to 5 spring onions or scallions, ends trimmed, cut into ½-inch pieces

Directions

Mix dressing ingredients together; set aside. Combine strawberries, avocado, beans, and onions in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and mix together. Salad may be served cold or at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 272, Protein 9 grams (g), Carbohydrates 32 g, Total fat 12 g, Saturated fat 1.5 g, Dietary fiber 5 g; Sodium 213 milligrams (mg)

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