Black Bean, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1-2 green onions, chopped, include greens
1/2 c. cilantro, roughly chopped
1/2 c. finely chopped celery
1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 c. mozzarella cheese, cut in small cubes
zest of one lime
3 T. or more lime juice
1 T. lemon juice
3 T. olive oil
1/2 t. sugar, or to taste
Optional – avocado slices

In a glass bowl, combine beans, onion, cilantro, celery, tomatoes and mozzarella.

Whisk together zest of lime, lime juice, lemon juice, olive oil and sugar. Pour lime/lemon dressing over the ingredients and mix gently. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Add avocado just before serving. This salad is very colorful and easy to take on a picnic. Everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.

Barbara Steele, Charlevoix