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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 309.3
  • Total Fat: 14.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 298.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.6 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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Black Bean and Corn Salad with Avocado and Lime

Submitted by: TOMCHIK

Introduction

Colorful with a lime dressing! This is a very slightly modified version of a recipe I found on allrecipes (Black Bean and Corn Salad II). I cut the oil and altered the proportions to make it more convenient. Colorful with a lime dressing! This is a very slightly modified version of a recipe I found on allrecipes (Black Bean and Corn Salad II). I cut the oil and altered the proportions to make it more convenient.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    salad:
    2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
    1lb frozen sweet corn kernels
    10.5 oz package grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    1 large orange bell pepper, diced small
    1/3 cup red onion, diced small
    1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
    2 haas avocados, diced just before serving

    dressing:
    1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 clove garlic, pressed

Directions

In a large bowl, mix together all of the ingredients under "salad" except the avocados. No need to thaw the corn unless you plan to serve immediately (in which case you can just run the corn under cold water for a few minutes). In a small bowl, mix together ingredients for "dressing". Pour almost all of the dressing over the salad (reserving a few tablespoons). Put salad in refrigerator to let flavors come together and corn thaw. Just before serving, dice avocado and toss it with the reserved salad dressing (to keep it from browning). Top salad with diced avocado and serve!

This salad gets better as it sits, but avocado doesn't keep particularly well, so I always keep it separate and cut it as I serve. The salad is also good topped with grilled chicken!

Serving Size: serves 8






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  • This is great. If you like cilantro at all, make sure to add that. I love the lime taste. I used green onions because that is what I had on hand...that was good too. - 12/31/11

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  • This is a great basic. I use scallions instead of red onion (milder). If you have a family member, like mine, who can't stand cilantro the salad is still fine with some basil and parsley instead. To some people cilantro tastes like soap--leave it out if you know they'll be eating this. - 8/22/11

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