This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1
2 15-oz. cans black beans*, rinsed and drained
2 cups frozen corn kernels
¾ cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
¾ cup orange bell pepper, seeded and chopped
¾ cup white sweet onion, finely chopped
1 large fresh tomato, chopped
2 small jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely minced
½ cup fresh cilantro or parsley, finely chopped
¼ cup fresh lime juice
1 clove garlic, minced
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground coriander
¼ cup olive oil
Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Fold gently to mix well. Chill and serve.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C and fiber, and a good source of vitamin A.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 204||Carbohydrates: 27g|
|Total Fat: 8g||Cholesterol: 0mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1g||Dietary Fiber: 8g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 35%||Sodium: 330mg|