Black Bean Salad Recipe

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Picture a balmy, lazy summer evening. Either you're entertaining or you've offered to bring something. This fresh summer black bean salad recipe will compliment that beer, margarita or other frozen concoction.

The cherry tomatoes refreshingly explode in your mouth while the jalapeno peppers and cilantro create a blast of their own. Serve with grilled pita bread or tortilla chips and enjoy.

Ingredients:

2 cans (15 oz ) black beans, rinsed and drained
6 scallions, thinly sliced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 cup sherry vinegar
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Toss all ingredients together and chill for at least an hour.