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This recipe is from a computer software program that I cannot find. I made this for a picnic and it was completely devoured! It's really excellent.
- 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans Mexican-style corn or 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cansregular canned corn, adding chopped green and or red sweet pepper
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 (4 1/2 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
- 1⁄2 cup green onion, sliced
- 1⁄2 cup cucumber, peeled and sliced thinly
- 2 tablespoons fresh jalapenos, peppers finely chopped
- 1⁄3 cup oil (I use olive oil)
- 1⁄4 cup rice vinegar
- 1⁄4 cup orange juice
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 tablespoon orange rind, grated
- 1 -2 teaspoon cumin seed
- lettuce leaf
- In large bowl, combine all salad ingredients, blend well.
- In small bowl blend w/whisk oil, vinegar, orange juice, garlic, salt; pour over salad and toss.
- Cover, refrigerate 1-2 hours to blend.
- Just before serving, drain salad.
- Stir in cilantro, orange peel and cumin seed.
- Serve in lettuce lined bowl or plates.
- Note: This is also really good if you do not drain, add the cilantro, orange peel and cumin, and omit the lettuce- just serve from the mixing bowl.
Excellent. I used water in place of the oil. I also used fresh mushrooms and regular cooking onions in place of the green onions. I added the cilantro directly to the mixture and marinated it along with everything else. This was an easy salad to make and tasted wonderful. Thanks for the recipe.