Ultimate Black Bean Salad With Nopalitos & Buttercup Squash

I love black bean salads. There is no end to the possible ingredient combinations, the only limitations being lack of availability and imagination. This time I included many of the appropriate ingredients on hand in the fridge and pantry. There were other things I would like to have added, but it was becoming a rather … More Ultimate Black Bean Salad With Nopalitos & Buttercup Squash

A Southwestern Salad

Roasted sweet potatoes make a great addition to a Tex-Mex black bean type salad as the many examples out there attest. I had to put a quick lunch together and this is what I did: Using the Cuisinart® Oven Central® I roasted sweet potato, halved purple pearl onions and roasted, pealed and chopped Hatch chiles. … More A Southwestern Salad

Black Bean Nopalito Salad

Black bean salad in all its possible variations is one of my favorite salads. Today is was black beans, nopalitos, cheddar cheese, cucumber, Peppadew peppers, jalapeño pepper, onion, cilantro and avocado with just home fermented jalapeño hot sauce for a dressing. Fritos® corn chips go well with it too.