Black bean chimichurri salad

Black bean chimichurri salad

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Prep: 15 mins No cook


Serves 1

This simple lunchbox-friendly salad of storecupboard pulses is dressed with chimichurri- a South American parsley, coriander and chilli sauce

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal627
  • fat33g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre18g
  • protein31g
  • salt1.9g
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  • 400g can black bean, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato, roughly chopped



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • ¼ red onion, roughly chopped
  • ½ avocado, chopped



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled into chunks

For the chimichurri

  • large handful coriander
  • large handful parsley



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin


  1. Whizz all the chimichurri ingredients together in a blender or the small bowl of a food processor, until combined. Season to taste and set aside.

  2. In a bowl or plastic container toss together all the salad ingredients. Drizzle over the dressing, or keep it separate in a small jar to stir through the salad just before eating.

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23rd Oct, 2018
1. Ridiculously easy to make 2. Delicious and filling 3. Affordable
4th Nov, 2017
Thank you for putting the nutrition facts with the recipe. It was really helpful!! :)
7th Oct, 2015
i have a kid who gags at beans (and peas, always has) she loves this salad, have it with roast beef, steak or squid
12th Dec, 2014
Is this seriously over 600 calories?
2nd May, 2014
Tastes great. The dressing is lovely. I added a little more chili for an extra kick. Not a beans lover myself but this was really nice. Kids liked it too. Easy way to eat some healthy pulses.
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