Winning Gr8Health Summer Recipe


Lori Weiss from Indianapolis joins Annessa Chumbley to share her winning GR8Health Summer Recipe.

Cucumber Bean Salad with Lime Mustard Vinaigrette

½ English Cucumber (diced in ½ in. cubes)

1 Avocado (diced in ½ in cubes)

1C Grape or Cherry Tomatoes (cut in half)

3 Scallions (green onion) sliced thinly (green and white ends)

1 Jalapeno Deveined and seeded, chopped fine (optional)

1 Can Organic Beans (Black, kidney or pinto) Drained and rinsed

Put all ingredients except avocado in a large bowl, add half of the vinaigrette (recipe below) Mix lightly. Add Avocado and remaining vinaigrette. Mix lightly again. Let sit in refrigerator for an hour to let flavors marry. Serve with Sweet potato tortilla chips or on greens.

Lime Mustard Vinaigrette

In small jar or bowl, add

Juice of 1 Lime

1T Dijon Mustard

1tsp. Cumin

1tsp.Chili Powder

Salt and Pepper to taste

3T Extra Virgin Olive oil

Wisk or shake until emulsified. Also makes an excellent salad dressing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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