Caribbean Red Bean Salad: Healthy and Easy to Prepare

Here’s the recipe for the Carribean Red Bean Salad:
PREP TIME: 10 min. • TOTAL TIME: 10 min.
YIELDS: 4 Servings • SERVING SIZE: 1 cup


  • 1 bag (6 oz.) baby spinach, pre-washed.
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled minced or ½ tsp Goya® Minced Garlic.
  • 1 Tbsp. Goya® apple cider vinegar.
  • 1 tsp. Goya® Lime Juice.
  • ¼ tsp. Goya® Adobo LIGHT All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper.
  • 1 Tsp. Goya® Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) Goya® Low Sodium Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed.
  • ½ medium red onion, finely chopped (about ½ cup).
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh Cilantro.


  1. Place the pre-washed baby spinach in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, place the garlic, vinegar, lime juice and Adobo Light. Using a whisk, slowly drizzle in oil, whisking until combined. Pour the low sodium beans, onions and cilantro and mix well.
  3. Then pour mixture over spinach. Toss well to coat. Divide salad evenly among serving bowls and enjoy.

This recipe is Gluten Free and low sodium. Excellent source of fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Good source of protein and iron.

NUTRITION FACTS (per 1 cup):
CALORIES: 150; FAT: 3.5g(0g sat.;0gTrans); CHOLESTEROL: 0mg; SODIUM: 135mg; Potassium: 35mg; CARBS: 21g; FIBER: 9g; SUGAR: 1g; PROTEIN: 8g; Vitamin A: 60%DV; Vitamin C: 20%DV; Vitamin D: 0%DV; Calcium: 8%DV; Iron: 15%DV.