School recipes: Ensalada mexicana!

A healthy Mexican bean salad packed with colour and crunch.







Bean salad

  • 400g can (162367) Edgell
    Black Beans, drained
  • 400g can (166524) Edgell Red Kidney Beans, drained
  • 400g can (163560) Alfina’s Cannellini Beans, drained
  • 400g can (310) Edgell Corn Kernels, drained
  • 1 red capsicum, grilled and diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1⁄2 cup (59060) Alfina’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp (66591) Sandhurst White Wine Vinegar
  • ¼ cup (189362) Caterers’ Choice Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp (155493) Caterers’ Choice Crushed Garlic
  • (55770) Caterers’ Choice Fine Cracked Black Pepper, to taste

Fresh salad

  • Handful of spinach 
  • ½ cucumber, diced 
  • ¼ avocado, chopped 
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ yellow capsicum, diced


1. To make the salad

In a bowl mix all the ingredients making sure to coat in the vinegar and lemon juice.

2. To serve

Arrange the fresh salad ingredients in individual bowls and top with the bean salad.

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