A refreshing and zesty Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad that’s bursting with flavor. This salad is a perfect blend of tangy lime, fresh cilantro, hearty black beans, and crisp veggies. It’s a vibrant dish that can serve as a side or a standalone meal!
Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad
- 2 cans (15 oz each) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or thawed if frozen)
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the black beans, corn, diced bell pepper, chopped red onion, and fresh cilantro.
- In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, minced garlic, ground cumin, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently until well combined.
- Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Before serving, give the salad a quick toss and adjust seasoning if needed. Garnish with additional cilantro if desired.
- Enjoy this delightful Cilantro Lime Black Bean Salad!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Information: (per serving)
– Calories: 210
– Total Fat: 7g
– Cholesterol: 0mg
– Sodium: 410mg
– Total Carbohydrates: 30g
– Dietary Fiber: 9g
– Sugars: 3g
– Protein: 9g