Black Bean Chickpea Salad

TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 25 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 4 to 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • Pinch ground cumin
  • 4 fresh scallions, thinly sliced on a bias
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large avocado, pitted and diced
  • One 15-ounce can (about 1 3/4 cups) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • One 15-ounce can (about 1 cup) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large ear sweet corn, kernels cut off
  • 1 small jalapeno, minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • One medium jicama root, peeled and sliced into flat rounds or half moons
  • Cook's Note: If you can't find fresh jicama root, substitute organic corn chips or your favorite healthy cracker for scooping this delicious and satisfying salad.
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Directions

Combine the sesame seeds, salt pepper, cumin, scallions, tomatoes, avocado, black beans, chickpeas, corn, jalapeno, lime juice and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Serve immediately, with fresh jicama rounds.
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