An easy, delicious and heart healthy plant-based meal.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the rice, black beans, cumin, garlic powder, and salt. Set aside.
Make the rustic salsa: In a medium bowl, combine the bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, red onion, lime juice, cilantro and olive oil. Season the mixture with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Set aside.
Make the guacamole: Peel the avocado and extract the pit. Place the avocado flesh in a medium bowl and mash with a fork. Once you’ve broken it up a bit, add the garlic, lime juice, cilantro and salt. Mash the avocado until the seasoning is evenly distributed and you have a chunky paste. Set aside.