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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Recipe Tuesday-Cool Beans Salad






With the temperatures rising, I am always looking for great easy recipes that require little to no cooking.  This recipe definitely fits the bill.

Ingredients:

Dressing:
1/2C  Olive Oil                                                        1t     Salt
1/4C  Red Wine Vinegar                                          1t     Ground Cumin
1T     Sugar                                                            1t     Chili Powder  
1       Garlic Clove, Minced                                    1/4t    Pepper

I start with the dressing first:

Combine 1/2 C Olive Oil, 1/4 C Red Wine Viengar, 1T Sugar, 1 Garlic Clove (minced), 1t Salt, 1t Ground Cumin, 1t Chili Powder and 1/4t Pepper.
 Gently whisk together.
 Then add 3 C of cooked rice.  The recipe calls for Basmati but we prefer Jasmine.
Then add 1 bag of frozen sweet corn, thawed.
Then add one can each, Black Beans and Red Beans, rinsed well and drained.
Then add 4 Green Onions, sliced thinly.

Add 1/4C minced Cilantro (optional).  Toss until well combined. Chill until serving.

This recipe is great for BBQ and Picnics.  You'll definitely be a hit!  ENJOY!

This recipe is being featured on Walking on Sunshine and Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party   


14 comments:

  1. This would be tasty. I like the seasonings you used. I'll often make a couscous salad but the rice would be a very nice change from that.

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  2. Thank you Walking on Sunshine and My Little Home & Garden! Let me know if you try this recipe!

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  3. Hi Paula! I'm Nadezda, I loved your recipe, it's good for hot days because I can fast cook it and is cool.
    Nadezda
    Saint Petersburg

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    1. Thanks Nadezda, and thank you for checking out my blog. So glad you enjoyed the recipe. Hope to have some more "hot day" recipes in the coming weeks. I hope you'll come back and check them out.

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  4. :) Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday! Please come back next week with another great recipe!

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  5. Love the corn, bean, rice combo! Thanks for linking up on Foodie Friends Friday! Don't forget to come back and vote on Sunday!

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    1. Thanks C2C. Hope you'll visit me often, plan to have a few more great Summertime recipes in the coming weeks.

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  6. This looks great! And I love the name! :) Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

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    1. Thanks Ericka Breedlove. Hope you enjoy it!

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    1. Thanks so much Kendra! Hope you'll come back and visit me again!

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  8. The subject of this week's Food on Friday on Carole's Chatter is Salad. It would be great if you linked this in. This is the link .

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