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Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad

This tangy Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad is everything you need for your first summer barbeque! A healthy side for your favorite grilled protein, a salsa, a salad topper: this oil-free, plant-based recipe does it all. Throw it together in 10 minutes or less, you won’t be sorry!

Servings: 4

Serving Size: ¾ cup (123g)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts:  150 calories / 29.5g carbs / 8g protein / 1g fat

Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad


  • 1 15-oz can (425g) low sodium black beans, drained

  • 1 cup (134g) frozen corn

  • ¼ cup (45g) chopped tomatoes

  • ¼ cup (60g) finely diced red onion

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • 2 ½ tablespoons (38g) fresh lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • Additional salt and pepper to taste


  1. Lightly steam frozen corn for 2-3 minutes. Drain and cool.

  2. Mix the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.

  3. Toss the black beans, corn, red onion, cilantro, and tomatoes along with the dressing. Enjoy


  1. You can also use low sodium canned corn or fresh corn, instead of the frozen corn.

  2. Fun additions: avocado, diced bell peppers, queso fresco, or diced mango or pineapple.

  3. This recipe pairs great with our Smoky Blackened Salmon

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