Spicy Black Kale & Bean salad - FoodByMaria Recipes

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Spicy Black Kale & Bean salad


20 mins



Food prep can be fun! If you whip this bad boy up on a Sunday is it guaranteed to keep you on track and in tune with your goals throughout the work week! It is so much more than nutritious! It takes minutes to make, and keeps you fuller longer.  Perfect for everyone but especially for all us earth food junkies, who cant get enough greens even when our body is clearly telling us to stop eating so much damn salad!

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Spicy Black Kale & Bean salad

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Salad


Vegan Salad perfect food prepping, and keeping cooking in the kitchen simple!


  • 1 can of rinsed/drained chic peas
  • 1 can of rinsed/drained kidney beans
  • 1 bunch of chopped organic black kale
  • 1 ripe and cubed organic avocado
  • 2 tbsp. frank red hot sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. group pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp EVOO
  • Juice of 1 1/2 organic lemons


  1. Into a large bowl add all ingredients but kale and salt. Stir well and let the ingredients marry for 5 minutes. Now add the last two ingredients. Stir well before serving, but be gentle, no one likes bruised avocado.
  2. This salad will last for five days, in the fridge, in a sealed container.
  3. Enjoy!



Wow. I hesitated making this. Thought hot sauce and kale?? Raw?? Soooo glad I made it!! It’s freaking delicious!! I couldn’t stop picking at the mixture while waiting the 5 minutes before adding the kale!! This is a weekly recipe for me and one I’ll share with my running group FOR SURE!

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