Black bean and Rice Salad
2 cup chopped Romaine lettuce (or mixed greens, but I like Romaine because it's sturdier)
1/2 cup cooked rice (either white or brown)
1/2 cup cooked black beans--canned are fine
2 tbs. chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped tomato
2 tbs. cilantro leaves
Balsamic vinaigrette--we make our own, but Newman's Own is great.
On a bed of chopped Romaine, layer in the following from bottom to top:
Add Balsamic vinaigrette to taste.
Gina Coburn, chef and owner of
Three Crows Café & Coffee House