A delightful summer side—or main dish, served with or without tortilla chips! This recipe is from Take Them A Meal website and originally from SkinnyTaste.com. It serves four. Enjoy!
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. cumin
pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. salt
15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup minced red onion, finely diced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 medium avocado, diced
1. In a large bowl, combine the garlic, lime juice, oil, cumin, crushed red pepper and salt.
2. Add the black beans, chickpeas, tomatoes, onion and cilantro.
3. Mix well.
4. When ready to eat, gently fold in the avocado and serve.
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Maureen Witmer is the Director of Outreach and Engagement, as well as the Recipe Specialist for TakeThemAMeal.com. Her recipes and photographs can be found on the recipe section of TakeThemAMeal.com. She and her husband Andrew, a professor of History at James Madison University, live in Harrisonburg, Va. Maureen works from home where she cares for their young children.