Adding canned beans to a spicy salsa is an easy way to boost fiber and improve nutritional value. This salsa is also a good accompaniment for burgers or Scrambled Egg Burritos.
|Prep Time:||10 minutes|
|Ready in:||10 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1/2 cup each|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|1 cup seeded, diced plum tomatoes (3-4 tomatoes)|
|1 cup canned black beans , rinsed|
|2 tablespoons chopped scallions|
|1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley|
|1 tablespoon lime juice|
|1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil|
|1/2-1 teaspoon minced canned chipotle in adobo sauce (see Ingredient Note)|
|1/8 teaspoon salt|
- Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir to blend. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Ingredient Note: Chipotle peppers are smoked jalapenos with a fiery taste that are canned in adobo sauce. Look for them in the Hispanic section of large supermarkets and in specialty stores.
Health Advantages: low carb, low sat fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart healthy.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||83 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||11 g||Dietary Fiber:||4 g||Cholesterol:||0 mg|
|Fat:||2 g||Sodium:||283 mg||Saturated Fat:||0 g|
|Protein:||4 g||Potassium:||118 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||1 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin C (25% daily value), Fiber (16% dv).|