Black Bean and Grilled Corn Salad

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This black bean and grilled corn salad is a tasty and nutritious dish. You can serve it as an appetizer or side dish. It’s also perfect now that the grilling season is in full swing.

grilled corn and black bean salas

I have a love affair with legumes. There’s nothing I like more than a lentil soup, black bean soup, black-eyed pea soup… But since this is not the season to have hot stuff, I make them in salads. I even made a delicious black bean hummus recently.

grilled corn on the cob

Legumes are a source of protein with no fat or cholesterol. They are also an important source of carbohydrates, so they satisfy you and give you tons of energy.

I must be getting older. Because now I worry about these things that I didn’t care about before. C’est la vie…

A Feast of Colors, Flavors, and Textures

black beans

Confessions aside, this salad is a true explosion of colors, textures, and flavors. Black beans, grilled corn, red bell pepper, tomato, and red onion with a lot of fresh cilantro.

black bean and grilled corn salad

This salad is a first cousin of my Texas caviar and my zesty Latin quinoa salad. And it’s also related to my delicious chickpea salad and my three-bean salad.

How to Make Black Bean and Grilled Corn Salad

corn and black bean salad

I made this salad with canned black beans and grilled and shelled corn cobs. But you can make with canned corn. The rest, is a breeze.

salsa salad

Either way, what follows is the list of utensils and ingredients needed to make this recipe. You can easily buy them online, through my Amazon Affiliate Program:

salsa salad made of beans and corn

Black Bean and Grilled Corn Salad Recipe

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5 from 14 votes

Black Bean & Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro

This black bean salad and grilled corn salad is a tasty and nutritious dish. You can serve it as a starter or side dish and it is perfect now that the grilling season is in full swing.
Prep Time15 mins
Refrigerate30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 8
Calories: 141kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups black beans cooked and drained
  • 1 ½ cups corn kernels from grilled cobs
  • 1 cup tomato seeded and diced
  • ½ cup red onion minced
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 ½ cups cilantro leaves washed and dried
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine the beans, corn, tomato, onion, pepper and cilantro.
  • In a cup, combine the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix to emulsify.
  • Add the vinaigrette to the salad and toss.
  • Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least half an hour.
  • Serve cold.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean & Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 579IU12%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Salads
Cuisine: Venezuelan
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword: black bean and corn salsa, black bean and grilled corn salad recipe, How to make black bean and grilled corn salad, Texas caviar
Author: Enri

Notes

This salad tastes better the following day.
 

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