Corn and Black Bean Salad
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
- 1 large red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients; pour over corn mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Stir before serving. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 142 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 326mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Dec 25, 2018
I love the versatility of this recipe! We serve it with tostitos scoops because everyone wants to eat it by the tablespoon.
Nov 27, 2017
Tasty and healthy! I added a few green peppers and just chopped up with the onion. It added some color and mixed in well with everything else. I added 50% more dressing because of the added ingredients. It came out great!
Jul 15, 2017
This was really great as a salad! I wanted to serve it as a salsa dip and it needed a little bit more kick for that. I added 1 teaspoon of chili powder, increased the cumin to 1 teaspoon and added a 4 ounce can of chopped green chiles and used 4 tablespoons of olive oil. It makes a wonderful healthy dish either way you use it.
Jun 4, 2017
Wonderful! And easy! Followed exactly but only had canned chopped jalape?o. Teenagers ate it like salsa with chips. Adults ate like a side salad. Makes a good amount! As a volunteer feild editor with Taste of Home magazine I love flavorful recipes that can be assembled ahead of time!
Feb 19, 2017
Great salad! I used frozen corn instead of the canned corn, and I used olive oil instead of the canola oil. I also left out the cilantro. We really liked this. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
Feb 11, 2017
Refreshing and tasty salad. Nice change from a green salad. Used frozen corn from our garden and some fresh peppers to add a nice crunch and sweetness.
Dec 31, 2016
I substituted red and green bell peppers for the tomatoes because I didn't have any tomatoes. This got rave reviews - the fresh ingredients were stronger than the canned and it felt extremely fresh and delicious.
Sep 8, 2016
This is super good and a crowd pleaser. I love it as it is, without any changes. Other times I add proteins or pasta to stretch it out. No matter, it gets raves. It's a very adaptable recipe.
Apr 22, 2016
Really delicious!! I have made this salad quite a few times now, and everyone eats it up.
Jan 6, 2016
Great inexpensive recipe to make for a crowd...I increased by 4 and it got rave reviews. I did add fresh chopped green, red, and orange peppers.