Tomatoes, cucumber salad with black beans .

This is a delicious salad that you can use as a side dish with any BBQ meat or if you like you can use it as a main meal since it has protein from the beans . In the same time this salad can be modified quickly to become kid friendly meal. Just put some salad and sliced BBQ meat into a flour tortilla wrap and your kids can enjoy a delicious burrito. Of course you can add to the burrito other toppings that they may enjoy, like cheese.

Tomatoes, cucumber salad with black beans
Tomatoes & beans salad with grilled chicken
Kid friendly version, salad served as a burrito .


  • 1 can of black beans.
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 2 cups of cherries tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion
  • Handful of cilantro
  • Handful of parsley
  • 2 ounces avocado
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Drain the black beans and rinse well in order to take of the excess salt.
  2. Chop similar size the cucumbers , onion and avocado.
  3. Cut the tomatoes in small circles.
  4. Chop parsley & cilantro
  5. Mix well all the ingredients .
  1. Add the salt , vinegar & olive oil. Add more seasoning according to your taste.
  • Side note to the parents: If this is the first time your children are trying a new vegetables in their food, it helps to cut those vegetables smaller since makes it easier for them to eat something that they are not used to.

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