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Black Bean Salsa and Smashed Beans

This week we cooked two black bean dishes at the Kids Cook class.  Beans of all kinds are high in fiber and protein.  The following two recipes are easy for kids to make and enjoy!

Black Bean Salsa

1 avacado, chopped into half inch pieces

1 green onion, chopped

1 red pepper, chopped into small dice

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 16 ounce can black beans, drained, or 2 cups cooked from dry beans

1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped or 1 tsp dry

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

1/2 lime, juiced

Mix all ingredients together.  Serve with corn chips or celery sticks.

Smashed Black Beans

1 16 ounce can black beans, drained, or 2 cups cooked from dry beans

2 tbsp tahini or fresh ground sesame seeds

1/2 lemon, juiced

2 tbsp olive oil

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp kosher salt

Mash beans and salt together with a fork or potato masher.  Stir in the rest of the ingredients until smooth.  Serve with tortilla chips, pita bread, or carrot sticks.

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