“This is good,” said our 7-year-old taste-tester. “No, I mean, really, REALLY good.”

From our file of kid-friendly recipes, this main-dish salad takes about 5 minutes to make. We used frozen corn and organic black beans. Yum!

Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad


1 can black beans, drained
1 can yellow sweet corn, drained 1 medium red-ripe tomato
1⁄2 cup chopped raw onions
1 avocado, cubed
2 oz. lime juice

1 Tsp. olive oil


1. In a large bowl, mix beans and corn. Add onion, tomato and avocado. 2. Season with lime juice and olive oil.
3. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Number of Servings: 4-6

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Republished with permission from The Successful Single Mom Cooks!: 7 Ingredients or Less, On Your Table in 20 Minutes by Honorée Corder.

Photo by  Dirk Ribbler on Unsplash


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