This yummy black bean summer salad would go perfect with any BBQ plans you might have for a holiday weekend. One bonus is that it doesn’t need to stay refrigerated, so you can leave it out for a while if you need to.
This salad is chock full of protein from the black beans; it’s super refreshing from the lime juice and has an excellent crunch factor from the peppers and sweet corn.
You need one big bowl to make this salad, and there’s no need to turn on your oven which is a massive plus for summertime. Have I convinced you yet? Try this yummy black bean summer salad now!
Yummy Black Bean Summer Salad
The black bean salad adds a new dimension to your salads, offering something higher in protein. These are great flavours and crunchy and fresh for a summer day.
- 30 ounces black beans drained
- 1 large tomato diced
- 1 large bell pepper diced
- 2 ears corn thawed
- 1 cup onion diced
- 2 medium jalapenos seeded and diced
- 4 medium limes juiced
- 1 cup cilantro chopped
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- ¼ tablespoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- In a large bowl, add all the ingredients minus the cilantro and mix.
- Give it a good stir and throw in the cilantro.
- Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving. Best eaten within a day or two.
Calories: 412kcalCarbohydrates: 75gProtein: 24gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.001gSodium: 883mgPotassium: 1773mgFiber: 19gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1114IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 160mgIron: 6mg
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