This recipe is a favorite with my husband and five boys, all hearty eaters. It's filling, economical and, best of all, easy to prepare. I spend many afternoons driving our sons back and forth to their wrestling and band practices, piano lessons, Boy Scout meetings and church activities.
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- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions with tops
- 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
- 1 small sweet red pepper, diced
- 3/4 cup picante sauce
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well. Cover and chill several hours or overnight. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean and Corn Salad in Country Extra September 1993, p47
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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2012
"Amazing quick salad that is delicious. Great for a hot day"
Reviewed May. 28, 2009
"Just whipped this up to serve with my enchiladas...Yummm!"