Take Heart!

Christian Vegetarian Association
Update Newsletters
ake Heart!

Take Heart Contents
| Animal Issues | Articles | Athletes | Bible | Children | Devotionals | Environment | Food | Health | Humor | OpinionPoetry | Quotations | Recipes |

Christian Vegetarian Association Presents:
Take Heart!

Aztec Salad
(Vegan Connection)

(Makes about 8 cups)

This delicious salad is also a visual feast. It may be made in advance and keeps well for several days. The cilantro may be omitted if you prefer.


2 15-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 15-ounce can corn kernels, drained, or 1 10-ounce bag frozen corn, thawed, or 2 cups fresh corn

2 tomatoes, diced

3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

2 tablespoons apple cider or distilled vinegar

1 lemon or lime, juiced

2 garlic cloves, pressed or finely minced

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon coriander

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or a pinch of cayenne


In a large bowl, combine beans, onion, bell peppers, corn, tomatoes, and cilantro.

In a small bowl, whisk together vinegars, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, coriander, and red pepper flakes. Pour over salad and toss gently to mix.

Your question and comments are welcome

Copyright 2008 © Christian Vegetarian Association. All rights reserved.

| Home Page | Bibliography | Books, T-shirts, Etc. | Community | Contact Us | CVA Board | CVA Videos | Essays and Coloring Book | Honoring God's Creation | How to Help | Links | Membership | Mission | Podcast | Take Heart | Vegetarianism's Benefits |

This site is hosted and maintained by
The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation.