Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Cucina Bean Salad


1 (15-oz) can great northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1-1/4 cups peeled and chopped, tomatoes
3/4 cup diced red bell pepper
3/4 cup diced yellow bell pepper
3/4 cup chopped green onions
3/4 cup purchased medium salsa
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 large head romaine lettuce, finely shredded
salt and pepper to taste

In large bowl, combine beans and tomatoes, stirring gently. Add peppers and green onions. Stir to combine. In small bowl, combine salsa, vinegar, cilantro, salt and pepper. Whisk to blend. Pour over bean mixture and toss gently. (May be prepared to this point up to two days in advance.) Line large shallow bowl with shredded lettuce and top with bean mixture.

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