Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad



Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad

If you’re looking to add a burst of flavor and a kick of spice to your salad repertoire, this Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad is the perfect recipe for you. Packed with wholesome ingredients and a zesty dressing, it’s a delightful medley of textures and tastes that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups corn kernels, fresh or thawed if frozen
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds and membranes removed, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the black beans, corn, red bell pepper, red onion, jalapeño, and cilantro.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, ground cumin, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the bean and corn mixture and toss gently to combine.
  4. Gently fold in the diced avocado.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Serve chilled and enjoy this deliciously spicy black bean and corn salad!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad is a vibrant and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or as a side for a summer barbecue. The combination of black beans, sweet corn, crunchy bell pepper, and creamy avocado, all tossed in a zesty lime dressing, creates a mouthwatering salad that’s as nutritious as it is delicious.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  • Calories: 230
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 9g

For a salad that’s as visually appealing as it is tasty, this Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad is a sure winner. The vibrant colors and bold flavors make it a standout dish at any gathering. Give it a try and let your taste buds dance with delight!

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