Black Bean and Granny Smith Apple Salad Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cored, and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat the canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the onion and red bell pepper in the hot oil until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes; season with cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper. Scrape into a mixing bowl; stir in the black beans, apples, lemon juice, and cilantro. Refrigerate until cold before serving.