• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This Southwestern black bean salad recipe is healthy and delicious! This fresh black bean salad is perfect for potlucks, parties and busy weeks. Recipe yields 4 medium servings.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cans of black beans (15 ounces each) or 4 ½ cups cooked black beans, rinsed and well-drained
    • 2 ears of corn, shucked, or 1 cup of canned corn (drained) or defrosted frozen corn
    • 1 orange, yellow or red bell pepper, chopped
    • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
    • 1 cup chopped red onion (from 1 small onion)
    • ½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro (about ½ medium bunch)
    • 1 medium jalapeño, finely chopped (keep the seeds for heat if you’d like, or remove them for mild flavor) or 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled jalapeño
    • ½ teaspoon lime zest (from 1 lime, preferably organic)
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime), to taste
    • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
    • ½ teaspoon chili powder
    • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon salt, to taste
    • Optional garnishes: sliced avocado, crumbled feta, lime wedges

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 448 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.29%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1208 mg 50.34%
    • Calcium: 122 mg 12.19%
    • Potassium: 379 mg 10.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 56 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 59.9%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 35.88%
    • Vitamin C 109.43%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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