Mexican Breakfast Salad
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Salad for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or supper. This one works anytime of day. Olé.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • A 400g tin of black beans
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 orange
  • A large handful of watercress
  • 1 avocado
  • A 250g punnet of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 chilli
From your kitchen
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp cold water
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Drain and rinse the beans. Add to a pan with 2 tbsp water and 1 tsp of the cumin seeds. Peel and crush the garlic into the pan. Simmer for 5 mins.

  • 2.

    Halve the avocado and discard the stone. Peel and slice. Halve the tomatoes. Add both to the watercress.

  • 3.

    Zest and juice the orange. Whisk 2 tbsp orange juice with 2 tbsp oil and the orange zest. Season well. Toss the watercress through the dressing.

  • 4.

    Set a large frying pan over a high heat. Add 2 tbsp oil. Fry two eggs. Pop a lid on the pan or cover to help set the tops.

  • 5.

    Drain the warm beans. Gently fold them through the mix. Season. Pile the salad onto plates.

  • 6.

    Perch an egg on each salad. Thinly slice your chilli. Cook in the frying pan with the remaining cumin seeds till just golden. Scatter over the salads.

  • Tip

    Ripe & ready
    If your avocado is a bit hard when you unpack it, pop it in a paper bag with the free banana we’ve sent you. It should ripen in a few days.