Recipe

Black Bean and Corn Salad

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6

This Tex-Mex favorite is delicious with grilled fish or burgers, or add diced cooked chicken to create a whole meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen (thawed)
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 bunch green onions, diced
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

Preparation

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the garlic, chili powder, cumin, lime juice, Dijon mustard and olive oil to make the dressing.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the beans, corn, tomato, green pepper, green onions, and jalapeno pepper. Add the dressing, mix well and season with salt and pepper. Top salad with crumbled feta cheese.

Serving Suggestion

This Tex-Mex favorite is right at home served with grilled fish or burgers, or add diced cooked chicken to create a Santa Fe-style salad, served on a bed of greens, in a soft flour tortilla or atop a crisp tostada shell.

Nutritional Information

328 calories, 18 g. fat, 34 mg. cholesterol, 466 mg. sodium, 30 g. carbohydrate, 9 g. fiber, 14 g. protein