2 c red or green leaf lettuce

2 TBS red pepper, chopped

1-2 TBS red onion, finely chopped or sliced to taste

7-8 grape tomatoes, halved or quartered

1 ear of corn, boiled or grilled and sheered from stalk

1/4 sweet potato, baked, grilled or steamed

1/2 c black beans, cooked (from the can and rinsed works)

1 small or 1/2 large avocado, sliced

2-3 TBS fresh cilantro, rinsed and chopped 1 lime, juiced, add zest for additional limey-ness

Cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and cumin to taste


Chop salad greens and raw vegetables. Mix into bowl. Add beans, corn, sweet potato and avocado. Add lime juice, zest (optional) and cilantro.

Season with cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and cumin to taste.

Toss salad so everything is coated in dressing and seasoning.