Simple Black Bean and Corn Salad is a fresh, colorful mix of black beans, corn, bell pepper, avocado and onion, in a light, tangy dressing that is healthy, delicious and easy to make. This colorful salad is full of flavors and texture that delight! It’s easy to make and super nutritious. Black beans are packed with healthy nutrients. They’re rich in fiber, iron and folate. This recipe offers another delicious and healthy way to work them into your diet. Fresh ingredients are tossed into a light, zesty dressing that is irresistible! This salad can be served as an appetizer, a side dish, a salsa for chips or a topping for bruschetta.
2 cups frozen corn kernels
2 15 ounce cans black beans drained and rinsed
2 medium roma tomatoes diced
1 medium red bell pepper diced
2 medium avocados diced
1/2 small red onion minced
1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
* Thaw corn in a microwave safe bowl for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every 90 seconds.
* Toss corn with black beans, tomatoes, bell pepper, avocado, onion, and cilantro
* In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes.
* Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine.