Pinto Bean Salsa/Salad

This fresh summertime dish can be served as a salsa or salad. Beans add protein and bulk, helping to keep you satisfied for longer. 

Pinto Bean Salsa/Salad
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  1. 1 cup pinto beans
  2. 1 cup bell pepper, diced
  3. 1 jalapeno, diced
  4. 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  5. 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  6. 1 tsp cumin
  7. 1/2 tsp chili powder
  8. 1 avocado, diced
  9. 2 scallions, sliced finely
  10. 1/2 cup cilantro, rough chopped
  11. Juice of 1 lime
  12. Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Soak pinto beans in filtered water over night.
  2. Boil pinto beans in fresh water until soft, 45 - 60 minutes.
  3. Bring 1 cup of filtered water to a boil, add corn kernels and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  4. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  1. Serve with tortilla chips, as a filling for tacos or burritos or as a salad.
  2. Vegan and gluten free.