Makes 12 Servings
2 15-ounce cans organic black beans, rinsed and
3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob
2 red bell peppers, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 T minced red or yellow onion
2 tsp. salt
9 T extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. lime zest (be sure to zest limes before juicing
6 T fresh lime juice
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
2 avocados, chopped
Combine all ingredients except for avocados in a large bowl
and mix well. Cover and chill for a few hours or overnight.
Just before serving, add avocados and mix gently, being
careful not to mash avocados.
Serve at room temperature.
Makes 6 Servings
2 cups strawberries, finely diced
2 cups mangos, finely diced
½ cup red or yellow onion, finely chopped
2 basil leaves, finely chopped
1 T fresh lemon or lime juice; zest before juicing
¼ tsp. sea salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
Combine all ingredients.
Cover. Refrigerate for a few hours before serving.
Reference: Linderman, K. (2013, June-July), Summer Dining: Garden-Fresh &
Family Friendly, Autism File, 50-53.