Vegan Mexican-Style Black Bean Bowl

Vegan Mexican-Style Black Bean Bowl

Corn, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and black beans are flavorfully tied together with a zesty vegan yogurt dressing in this simple recipe. 

Serves: 1

The creamy dressing in this nutrient-rich bowl from the Your Super Life cookbook combines acerola cherry powder, which is one of the highest natural sources of vitamin C, with fresh and zesty cilantro. While optional to include, it offers a health booster that’s easily hidden in this meal’s refreshing, creamy dressing. 

What you need:

For the bowl:
½ cup fresh or frozen corn
1 roma tomato, diced
¾ cup black beans
½ head romaine lettuce, chopped
½ red bell pepper, diced
1 scallion, sliced
2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

For the dressing:
½ cup plain, unsweetened almond or soy yogurt
Zest and juice of 1 lime
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon acerola powder, optional
½ teaspoon salt

What you do:

1. For the bowl, in a large bowl, combine all ingredients. 
2. For the dressing, in a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and stir to combine. Add to bowl mixture and toss to combine. 

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