Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Quick Sweet Corn and Aduki Bean Salad

2 15 oz. cans organic Aduki beans, rinsed (Black or Pinto beans, or Pigeon or Black Eyed Peas may also be used)
2 16 oz. bags frozen organic sweet corn, thawed in the refrigerator or quickly in the microwave for 30 seconds
3 scallions, sliced (green only)
½ red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup cilantro leaves, chopped (parsley may be used as a substitute)
3 small vine ripened or Roma tomatoes, diced
1-1.5 cups prepared salsa
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. smoked paprika (optional)
juice from 2 limes

Combine all ingredients, stirring well. Allow to sit at least 10 minutes to let flavors to meld, or cover and refrigerate until later service.

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