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Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers, and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

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Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers, and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

This delicious black bean salad recipe was created by Chef Jenn Segal, from the Once Upon A Chef web site. 

Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers, and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob (or 12 oz. can of corn, drained, works fine)
2 red bell peppers, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced shallots, from one medium shallot
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more or less to taste)
2 tablespoons sugar
9 tablespoons high-quality extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon lime zest (be sure to zest limes before juicing them)
6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish (optional – you can substitute fresh flat-leaf parsley if you’re not a fan)
2 avocados, chopped

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except for avocados in a large bowl and mix well. Cover and chill for a few hours or overnight—letting the flavors meld makes it even more delicious!

Right before serving, add avocados and mix gently, being careful not to mash them. Garnish with more chopped cilantro if desired. Serves 6-8.

9 comments

1 Mae A Welchen Bishop { 05.28.17 at 12:59 pm }

Would try the recipe

2 Does anyone know the nutritional break down for this salad? { 01.14.17 at 1:10 pm }

Yummy

3 Dave { 07.14.16 at 3:15 pm }

4 Grazia { 07.14.16 at 12:47 pm }

Just made it. Needs to sit a bit for the flavors to marry but even at this point it’s delicious. The only change I made is to grill the corn for a little smokey flavor.

5 Terrie { 06.25.15 at 10:45 am }

This recipe is great! Very versatile, because I sometimes don’t have all the exact ingredients, and substitute! Very healthy and tasty! Happy mom is when the kids eat good stuff!

6 Black Bean Salad with Corn | Treadling Home { 06.23.15 at 11:23 am }

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7 Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe - Prime Parents Club { 05.10.15 at 10:59 pm }

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8 Glynda Boehm { 05.02.15 at 9:19 pm }

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9 Glynda Boehm { 05.02.15 at 9:18 pm }

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