Shrimp and Warm Black Bean Salad
  • 8-10 raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • cooking spray
  • 1 small onion, for 1/3 cup chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. each of chopped red and yellow bell pepper
  • 1 c. fresh or frozen kernel corn
  • 1 14.5-oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 c. chopped tomatoes
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  1. Saute shrimp in cooking spray until cooked. Remove from pan, keep warm.
  2. Spray pan with cooking spray and add chopped onion and garlic. Cook on medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes. Add lemon juice and peppers, cook another 2 minutes.
  3. Add corn, cook 3 minutes.
  4. Add black beans, tomatoes, and shrimp. Heat through for 5-8 minutes, adding green onions in the last minute of cooking.
  5. Makes about 4 servings.
  6. Start to finish: 25 minutes
  7. Next time I will bump things up with chili powder!
I modified this from a Good Housekeeping recipe to accommodate some of the ingredients I had on hand and wanted to use. You could easily make it with cooked chicken or beef strips. Amounts and times are approximate since I made this up as I went. Tweak to your preference/experience.