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January Recipe – Black Bean Wraps

Black Bean Wraps
Featuring beans and corn – the seeds of the plant!
Makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 cucumber
1/4 bunch celery
1/2 lb. green beans
1/2 bunch cilantro
1/2 bunch green onions
1 can corn
1 can black beans

Dressing:

1/3 c. lime juice
1 tbsp. honey
1 and 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 and 1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 c. olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cut stems off green and red bell peppers. Remove and discard seeds. Dice peppers into small pieces.
  2. Dice cucumber, celery, and green beans.
  3. Chop cilantro.
  4. Cut roots off green onions and discard roots. Chop green onions into small pieces.
  5. Drain and rinse canned corn and black beans.
  6. Combine all together in a large mixing bowl.
  7. In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and stir well.
  8. Add dressing to ingredients in the large mixing bowl and stir until well mixed.
  9. Enjoy eating as a salad with greens or as a taco on a large lettuce leaf (such as romaine) or wrapped in a tortilla!

Optional:

Add 1 cup cooked rice to bean filling mixture.
Top with sour cream.

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