Best black bean salad

People are always astonished that my son is a vegetarian. Astonished and worried. I have one Portuguese friend who adores Evan and she even insisted I get blood work done to prove that he is healthy. I did and he is.

Even so, SO often people communicate their worry about his protein intake. You need not.

This is an example of a salad that is loaded with protein. It is also a salad that is so freaking delicious that there is no way you will miss the meat on your plate.

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Comjack´s Black Bean Salad
Vegan, Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  1. Salad
  2. 2 cups canned black beans, rinsed
  3. 1 cup of onions
  4. 1.5 cups kernal canned corn
  5. 1.5 cups tomato (we sometimes add the tomatoes after as it´s the one fruit Nuno does not like)
  6. 1 avocado (soft, but not brown on the inside)
  7. 4 Tbls cilantro, chopped
  8. 1 clove garlic, minced
  9. Dressing
  10. 1 tsp chili pepper (we do not add this)
  11. 1 tsp paprika
  12. 1 tsp cumin
  13. .5 tsp Ground Pepper
  14. 1 tsp Salt
  15. dash cayenne
  16. 3 Tbls lime
  17. 2 Tbls olive oil
Instructions
  1. Mix up the salad. Mix Dressing and add to salad and toss. Refrigerate for at least an hour. Toss before serving. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. The Comjacks are friends who stayed with us. They more then paid us back for their stay by simply sharing this salad recipe. Thank you Aaron!
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