Mexican Bean and Rice Salad
2 cups cooked brown rice
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 small onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
1 lime, zested and juiced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
salt to taste
In a large salad bowl, combine the brown rice, kidney beans, black beans, corn, onion, green pepper, jalapeno peppers, lime zest and juice, cilantro, garlic, and cumin. Lightly toss all ingredients to mix well, and sprinkle with salt to taste.
Refrigerate salad for 1 hour, toss again, and serve.