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  • Black Bean and Corn Salad

  • Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
      vinegar and lime juice - use 1/2 of each
    • 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1/2 cup corn
    • 1/2 cup red and green peppers, chopped
    • 1/2 cup chopped red tomato
    • 1/2 cup chopped red onion

    Directions

    Mix together beans and vegetables. For dressing, use 1/2 vinegar or lime juice with olive oil, add a pinch a cumin, chili pepper, salt, pepper and fresh parsley. Add ingredients to a large bowl and top with dressing and serve.

    Calories 450
    Vegetables 2
    Starch 2

    This recipe was provided by Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, research dietician at The Miriam Hospital. This recipe was part of a recent research study that found that olive oil may produce greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet. Find out more about the study and listen to Flynn describe the results.