Black Panther Review
For years, fans have clamored for a black James Bond, usually Idris Elba. In Black Panther, fans got something much better. Q has nothing on T’Challa’s sister Shuri, and even a diehard Bond fan like myself will admit this film has much more heart than…
1 15-ounce can of black beans, well rinsed and drained
1 15-ounce can of black-eyed peas, well rinsed and drained
1 ear of corn, kernels removed (the corn can be cooked or raw)
1/3 cup minced red onion
1/3 cup finely diced green bell pepper
1/3 cup finely diced yellow bell pepper
1/3 cup finely diced orange bell pepper
1/2 cup finely diced tomatoes
1-2 jalapenos (to taste) minced
1/4 cup chopped green stuffed olives
1/4 cup chopped black or kalamata olives
a large handful of fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
juice to 2 large limes
1 tsp chipotle chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
salt and pepper to taste
Put all the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
Whisk the dressing ingredients together and taste to adjust it to your liking.
Add the dressing to the salad and toss gently.
The salad is best if made a couple of hours ahead of time to allow the flavors to develop and mingle. It keeps for a week in an airtight container in the refrigerator.