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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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Dressing:

  • 2 ½ tablespoons (38g) fresh lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • Additional salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  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

Notes:

  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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