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Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers and Avocado in a Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Anna Pardhe: "A very delicious and refreshing salad" Read More
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  • 30 ounces black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 3 ears cooked corn (fresh, kernels cut off the cob)
  • 2 red bell peppers (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons shallots (minced, from one medium shallot)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 9 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (best quality such as Colavita)
  • 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)
  • 2 Hass avocados (chopped)
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    Calories390Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate33g11%
    Dietary Fiber13g52%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C100%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Anna Pardhe a year ago
    A very delicious and refreshing salad
    Mickey Simon 2 years ago
    My favorite new summer salad!
    Dot 2 years ago
    Super yummy, added a chopped jalapeño and organic green onions. The dressing is super fresh and delicious. I will make this again.
    Kelemen 2 years ago
    Very good, and easy to prepare. We didn’t have fresh limes, so I used Roses Lime juice, and didn’t add sugar. To get some green veggies into it, I cut about a cup or so of fresh green beans into 1 inch pieces and slightly cooked them. We didn’t have any shallots, so I used part of a red onion, slightly cooked, then chilled. Also, it definitely need more flavor, so I added ground cumin.
    Sarai Delk 2 years ago
    This tasted amazing. I substituded a few things due to being unable to go the store at the time (hurricane madness) I used 1 can black beans and 1 can of chickpeas, extra sweet corn on a cob, 1 red bell peper and 1 yellow bell pepper, and green onions in place of shallots. I let it chill for an 1 hr but it tasted good either way.
    Jane R. 2 years ago
    Made this tonight and it was a big hit. Halved the recipe for the two of us; used halved cherry tomatoes in place of the red pepper ( didn't have any); and used parsley in place of cilantro as we are not fans. Cut back on the oil a bit. Make sure to prepare this early in the day, it gets better with several hours of chilling. DH says we will have this again. Yum indeed!
    Lisa DeFeo 2 years ago
    Delicious, fresh and full of summer flavor! I would reduce the salt by half, the oil just a little bit and maybe add a diced jalapeño, but honestly the salad is delicious
    Kim M. 3 years ago
    Excellent Salad, This will become my go to for parties I separated all the ingredients for the salad dressing and mixed them together with a whisk. I also reduced the sugar and salt by 1/2, the fresh white corn I used was so sweet, I’m glad I made this adjustment I’m ready to make this again!
    Cindy H. 3 years ago
    This was wonderful. Mixed the dressing ingredients separately until well blended and poured over vegetables. Went exactly by recipe and it was delicious. When I read this recipe it has two bell peppers and no tomatoes. Even my 13 year old who detests salads got 3 helpings! This will be my new potluck dish as well as for home.
    Mary 3 years ago
    Wow what a great recipe. Like others I did change a few things, half the sugar and a little less oil along with a little Apple cider vinegar, but no cayenne or cilantro, don’t care for either. I did add tomatoes and onions and served with cornbread for some and chips for others. Will be making this quite often this summer.
    KayPrime 3 years ago
    This was a hit with my family! Went excellent with carnitas! To save calories, I halved the amount of olive oil and only used a tsp of sugar (I'm not a fan of sweet anyway)
    Lesley Sorber 3 years ago
    One of our favorites!!!
    Ron Thornsberry 3 years ago
    It was really good. I made a couple changes. I cut back on the olive oil and added more lime juice and a little apple cider vinegar. Will definitely be making it on a regular basis
    Ashton 3 years ago
    Easy, tasty and healthy. I added feta.
    Victoria P 3 years ago
    it was really good, very flavourful
    Karen 3 years ago
    Awesome and healthy. Good salad!
    Lilly C. 4 years ago
    This is my favorite thing to make for a quick and easy dish! I've made it for Superbowls, parties, or just for me and my family. Super easy to make, and its delicious! (I usually substitute one bell pepper for 2 tomatoes and its still really good)
    tina s. 4 years ago
    very good,loved it and i will make it again
    Theresa 4 years ago
    I don’t measure anything so I can’t speak to the precise amounts but the flavors are great and the cayenne give it just a nice amount of kick
    Sorensen 4 years ago
    Great recipe, easy to make and tastes delicious.
    Temple 4 years ago
    Versatile and delicious! I added a mango to change it up and it was fantastic with salty tortilla chips
    Dominique 4 years ago
    delicious! I added parsley, honey and red wine vinegar
    Kelly Montour 4 years ago
    It was easy to make. Very delicious make it all the time
    patti f. 4 years ago
    Excellent make ahead salad
    Jennifer Hansen 4 years ago
    I used it with chips so tasty!
    kim v. 4 years ago
    Loved the recipe! Added hot peppers instead of cayenne. I've already made it twice!
    lana 4 years ago
    Yumbo! I went 4x on ingredients...glad of it because everyone wanted to take some home. Used honey instead of sugar, frozen corn instead of fresh (this time:)...otherwise followed the recipe exact. Will definitely be making it again!
    Seana 4 years ago
    I love this recipe! I like to double up the dressing because it gets absorbed easily by all of the veggies. I also added more cilantro than what the recipe called for.
    Kimberly 4 years ago
    We liked it. I added more cilantro and left out the tomatoes because my husband’s stomach can’t handle too many tomatoes. I put less cayenne pepper, but it wasn’t hot at all. I could’ve added the required amount of cayenne and I think it would’ve been fine.
    Mary Hopkins 4 years ago
    Delicious. Will make again.