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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Its getting warmer outside, so it’s a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. Its delish!

Salad:

head red leaf lettuce, washed and torn
head romaine lettuce, washed and torn
1 avocado, cubed
tomato, cubed
small red onion, thinly sliced in half moons
1 cup pinto beans, canned or homemade
1 cup black beans, canned or homemade
1 cup black-eyed peas, canned or homemade

Dressing:

cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Spike Seasoning*
Dash granulated onion

  • Drain and rinse beans.
  • Wash and tear lettuce and place in large bowl.
  • Layer beans on top of lettuce.
  • Top with remaining ingredients.
  • Toss with dressing and serve.

Serves: 4-6

Total cooking time: 15 minutes

*Spike Original Magic!
39 different herbs, spices and vegetables all lovingly blended with just the right amount of salt!
Spike Gourmet Natural seasoning: http://spike-it-up.com/product-eight-2/

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Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.

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10:10PM PDT on Apr 27, 2015

Thank you for sharing.

5:38AM PDT on Apr 11, 2015

Thank you.

12:53AM PDT on Apr 8, 2015

noted

11:32AM PDT on Apr 4, 2015

Thanks for sharing

12:43AM PDT on Apr 3, 2015

I love this

7:58PM PDT on Mar 27, 2015

yum

3:31PM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

So, noted now, Mary T., sometimes I buy tomatos from the Netherlands, they raise them in planthouses, and if you don´t buy them too often I think that´s okay, rather than buying some from Africa or so because I´m from Germany, so the Netherlands ain´t sooo far... .

3:26PM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

Great idea, but since we don´t get those kinds of bean as canned beans here I´d use kidney beans, I can imagine they´d be just as tasty in this salad!!! Thank you, will just note the recipe because I buy and eat avocados more often... Not the expensive Hass avocados, I choose the cheaper ones, they´re just as tasty and healthy!!!

8:45AM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

What a wonderful combination of ingredients! I will definitely try it.

11:23PM PDT on Mar 17, 2015

gr8

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