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pt grape tomatoes, halved
yellow bell pepper, seeded and ½-inch diced
(15-oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
cup red onion, diced
Tbsp jalapeno peppers, minced seeded (2 peppers)
tsp lime zest, freshly grated
cup lime juice, freshly squeezed (2 limes)
cup olive oil, good
tsp kosher salt
tsp black pepper, freshly ground
tsp garlic, minced
tsp ground cayenne pepper
ripe Hass avocados, seeded, peeled, and ½-inch diced
Place the tomatoes, yellow pepper, black beans, red onion, jalapeno peppers, and lime zest in a large bowl. Whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, black pepper, garlic, and cayenne pepper and pour over the vegetables. Toss well.
Just before you’re ready to serve the salad, fold the avocados into the salad. Check the seasoning and serve at room temperature.