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Recipe Ingredients

15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup finely chopped green or red bell pepper
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons Smart Balance® Omega Oil
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese, grated 2 medium tomatoes, sliced

Recipe Steps

Combine the beans, pepper, lime juice, Smart Balance® Omega Oil, cilantro, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Gently stir in the mozzarella cheese.

Arrange the tomatoes on four dinner plates. Spoon equal amounts of the bean mixture over the tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 3 cups total. Serves 4; 3/4 cup per serving.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
209 calories
10 grams protein
20 grams carbohydrate
10.3 grams fat
2.2 grams saturated fat
4.2 grams monounsaturated fat
3.5 grams polyunsaturated fat
0 grams trans fat
670 mg Omega-3 fatty acids
2510 mg Omega-6 fatty acids
9 mg cholesterol
370 mg sodium
7 grams fiber

 

Cook’s Tip
Rinsing the beans will give a clean, fresh taste to the salad. It will allow the flavors of the other ingredients to be more distinct.