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Lime Rice and Black Bean Salad

Lime Rice and Black Bean SaladServe this light and refreshing rice and black bean salad at room temperature or chilled for a cool accompaniment to your favorite spicy Mexican entrée.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups cooked rice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 cups diced fresh tomato
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
1/2 cup sliced green onion
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
6 large lettuce leaves (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine rice and lime juice in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, beans, chiles, green onion, cilantro, chili powder and cumin. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  2. Serve over lettuce leaves, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe is the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.