Quick Spicy Bean Salad

by | Aug 29, 2012 | Article, Healthy Eating

Here’s another great recipe from Healthy Eating Active Living. Short on time and need a quick but healthy meal in minutes? This spicy bean salad is great as a meal, or as a side dish. Beans are high in protein and carbohydrates, and the fresh vegetables will give you lots of vitamins and minerals.


1 can black beans (organic)

1 can kidney beans (organic)

2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

1 red pepper, chopped

1 jalapeno, diced

1 sweet onion, chopped

1/2 cup cilantro

1/2 cup arugula

1 ear of corn, cut off the cob

1 avocado, cubed

1 zucchini, cubed


1/8th cup olive oil

3 limes juiced

pinch of sea salt

1/4 tsp paprika

1/2 tbsp ground cumin & coriander

Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and toss with dressing