Lime-Zested Tomatillo-Black Bean Salad

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Lime-Zested Tomatillo-Black Bean Salad

A fantastic way to use tomatillos at the their best. Enjoy this flavorful salad.

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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 2 medium tomatillos, papery skin removed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium poblano chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 of (15 oz/443 mL) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 -3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves (optional)
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 ripe medium avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 Boston Bibb Lettuce leaves or medium romaine leaves


1 Combine tomatillos, poblano pepper, tomatoes, beans, cilantro, and zest in a medium bowl.
2 When ready to serve, add remaining ingredients and stir gently, yet thoroughly, until well blended. Serve on lettuce leaves.