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Corn and Black Bean Relish

January 21, 2011 | Beans & Grains, Popular, Vegetables

Looking for a simple side dish that you can serve with chicken, pork, or fish, something that works well as a salad, a vegetable, or a dip? This is your dish. Whips up in minutes, can be made virtually any time of the year, nutritionally sound, tastes great! I served it last night at an event I did beside Chicken Mole served over Creamy Polenta, and the lightness of the relish was a perfect complement to the heavier polenta and mole. Leftovers to make a great veggie quesadilla the next day, so guess what I’m having for lunch?!

Corn and Black Bean Relish
 
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Recipe type: Vegetables,Side Dish
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red pepper, diced small
  • 1 small red onion, diced small
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 avocado, diced small
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced small
  • 8 ounce bag of frozen corn kernels
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced
  • 2-4 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and stir gently to combine. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving for flavors to meld. Great as a side dish for a Mexican meal or as a dip with tortilla chips.

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  1. So beautiful! We’re featuring side dishes this week over at the M&T Spotlight and I’d love for you to submit this. http://www.makeandtakes.com/spotlight

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