Chicken Avocado and Black Bean Salad

Chicken Avocado and Black Bean Salad

This colourful salad is full of interesting flavour. The creaminess of the avocado, peppery arugula, sweet mango, cilantro and lime make for a nutritious, flavour-packed salad. It will remind you of hot summer days!

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:

Chicken Avocado and Black Bean Salad:

  • 3 cups (750 mL) cooked chicken, chopped
  • 19 oz (540 g) canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red onion(s), chopped
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red pepper(s), chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) corn niblets, cooked
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 2 avocado, chopped
  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
  • 2 cups (500 mL) arugula (rocket)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Dressing:

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 1 chili pepper, small, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

Chicken Avocado and Black Bean Salad

  1. In a large bowl, toss together chicken, black beans, red onion, tomatoes, red pepper, corn and cilantro.

  2. In another bowl combine the avocado with the mango and lime juice, toss to coat and add into the chicken vegetable mixture. Add in the arugula and toss lightly again.

Dressing

  1. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Puree using a hand blender. Pour over the salad and toss.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 590 g serving Amount
  • Calories 690
  • Protein 47 g
  • Fat 32 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrate 61 g
  • Fibre 19 g
  • Sugar 18 g
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Sodium 310 mg
  • Per 590 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 51
  • Calcium 10
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 40
  • Vitamin C 200
  • Vitamin B6 74
  • Vitamin B12 17
  • Folate 137
  • Magnesium 64
  • Zinc 36

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