HAM AND BLACK BEAN SALAD
3 cups Cooked rice -- cooled to room temperature
2 cups Canned black beans -- - rinsed and drained
1 medium Red onion -- chopped
1 cup Cubed jicama -- - (cut into 1/8-inch
1/2 cup Sliced black olives
1/2 cup Diced red pepper
1/2 cup Diced green pepper
1/4 cup Olive oil -- divided
4 ounces Cubed cooked ham
3 tablespoons Red wine vinegar
1 Garlic clove -- minced
1/2 teaspoon Ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon Chili powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Ground black pepper
Combine rice, onion, jicama, olives,
and peppers in large bowl;
set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in
large skillet over medium heat.
Add ham; cook 2 to 3 minutes stirring constantly.
Add to rice mixture.
Combine remaining oil, vinegar, garlic,
cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper
in small jar with lid.
Shake to blend.
Drizzle dressing over salad.