Backcountry Beans and Avo


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | August 15, 2013      
lunch

Lunch break on the deck overlooking a sea of aspens - bliss!

What can be closer to heaven than a day of “work” in the lush green backcountry? Okay, a day of skiing is better, but during the hot days of summer, we are in bliss when we spend time in the cool high alpine. I’m always on the lookout for tasty picnic dishes. This easy bean concoction is loaded with protein and vitamins, perfect for lunch breaks during labor camp at WildSnow HQ.

ingredients

Main ingredients for a delicious, pretty summer bean salad.

1 can black beans and 1 can garbanzo beans, rinse and drain.
1 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, can add more if needed
1/4 small onion, chopped
Pinch or two of sea salt
2 avocados chopped in pieces
2 limes juiced

Combine everything except avocado and place in refrigerator or camp cooler for a few hours to enhance flavor. Before serving add chopped avocados and lime juice. Good on salad or mixed with quinoa.
Enjoy!



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Comments

4 Responses to “Backcountry Beans and Avo”

  1. SR August 15th, 2013 4:21 pm

    Thanks!

    The recipes on here have been a very welcome part of the blog.

  2. bill h August 17th, 2013 12:04 am

    Looks tasty out there in marble!… A few miles south of ya looks like there’s some folks still eeking out some Colorado skiing too, although not the preferred Wildsnow genre of turns I suppose 🙂

    west elk project short… http://www.westelkproject.com/paradise-jib-camp-edit/

  3. Lou Dawson August 17th, 2013 6:21 am

    Looks like fun Bill, sure, some WildSnowers jib. But was that really the sausage fest that your video shows it to be? If so, I’d say your fun meter was hovering at 3 instead of 9 like it should have been (grin). Lou

  4. AV November 22nd, 2013 11:09 am

    Sounds like a very tasty recipe! Thanks for sharing. A little hot sauce for added heat perhaps? Just for those of us that find pleasure in sweating while we eat. There is a great food blog that has some recipes that are great for touring and hiking. It is called LittleGreenJillyBean.com.

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