Black Bean Salsa

This is good as a side dish or served with tortilla chips.

Black bean, tomato and lime salsa

2 TB chopped onions
1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
1 Tbsp lime juice
1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsps chopped cilantro

Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Coat skillet with cooking spray, add the onions, and coat with cooking spray. Cook onions 4 minutes or until beginning to brown, stirring frequently. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, lime juice, and cumin. Cook 1 minute or until heated through, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Season lightly with salt and pepper, if desired. Drizzle the oil evenly over all, and sprinkle evenly with the cilantro. Do not stir. Cover and let stand 5 minutes to absorb flavors.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving (1/2 cup)= 119 Calories; 3g Fat (24.8% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 330mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat.

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