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Grapefruit and Black Bean Salad

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Compose a vibrant Grapefruit and Black Bean Salad, combining citrus flavors with beans, cucumber, and papaya for a refreshing dish.


  • 2 Florida Grapefruit, peeled, thinly sliced and seeded
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 cup cubed canned papaya, drained
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese, cut into ¼-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup Florida Grapefruit Juice
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Lettuce leaves
Grapefruit and Black Bean Salad Nutrition Facts


1. Line 4 salad plates with lettuce. Arrange grapefruit slices on plates. Arrange beans, cucumber, and papaya in mounds on lettuce. Sprinkle with cheese.

2. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine grapefruit juice, cilantro, honey and cumin. Cover and shake well. Drizzle some of the dressing over the salads.

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