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Serving bowl with black bean and corn salad. Spoon is in the bowl.
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Black Bean and Corn Salad

Meet your new go-to cookout dish! This colorful black bean and corn salad is super healthy and takes only minutes to prepare.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black bean and corn salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 252kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 bag 16 oz sweet frozen corn kernels, defrosted*
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Toss together veggies and beans: Combine corn, black beans, bell pepper and red onion in a large bowl.
    Mixing bowl with chopped pepper, onion, corn and black beans before being mixed.
  • Add dressing: Stir in the parsley, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper.
    Mixing bowl with black bean and corn salad.
  • Serve: Serve right away or chill in the fridge until ready to serve. Store leftovers in a covered dish the fridge.

Notes

  • To defrost frozen corn: Run under cold water to quickly thaw and drain well. 
  • Fresh corn can be used here as well. You'll probably need 4-5 ears of corn to get 4 cups!

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 of recipe | Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 621mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 7g