Fresh Tomato and Black Bean Salad
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 tomatillos
  • 2 sweet pepper varieties (such as red and green bell peppers and/or banana peppers)
  • 1 onion (or one bunch of green onions)
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, fresh (optional)
  • 1 can of black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 can of black olives sliced
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ⅓ cup packed fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil (or salad oil)
  • 1 tbsp. lime (or lemon) juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • tortilla chips (for serving)
  1. This easy recipe mostly just requires chopping. First, chop the tomatoes, tomatillos, sweet peppers, onion, and (optional) jalapeno. Place those ingredients in your mixing bowl.
  2. Then add your can of black beans (rinsed and drained) and sliced black olives to the bowl and mix well.
  3. Next, finely mince or chop your garlic and cilantro and place in a smaller bowl. Add the oil and lime (or lemon) juice. Mix well and pour over the tomato/tomatillo mixture. Mix again, and it's ready! Serve with tortilla chips.
Recipe by Hip Homeschool Moms at