Black Bean Corn Salad Recipe

Black Bean Corn Salad Recipe
Staff Writer

Emily Jacobs

Spicy and fresh flavors are incorporated into this hearty vegetarian salad. 

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6
Servings
242
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 15  Ounces  black beans
  • 15  Ounces  corn
  • 1/2  red onion, diced
  • 1/4  Cup  crumbled feta cheese
  • 3  Teaspoons  chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4  Cup  olive oil
  • 3  Tablespoons  red-wine vinegar
  • 1  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  black pepper

Directions

Place the beans in a large bowl. Add in the corn, red onion, feta cheese, and cilantro. Pour in the olive oil and red-wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Mix ingredients together and let sit for 30 minutes for flavors to meld together. Garnish with a sprinkling of chopped cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
17µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
89mg
9%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
16mg
5%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
68mg
10%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
562mg
37%
Water
65g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Black Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Black Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.