Black beans and corn salad

Black beans and corn salad recipe: Flavourful and refreshing

Black beans and corn salad is a delicious, refreshing, and quick dish that is full of nutritional benefits. This salad provides iron, magnesium, protein, fiber, and vitamins which, lower the risk of heart disease as well as promote a healthy brain. You can enjoy this salad with tortilla chips, tacos, or with your favorite juicy meats. It could be prepared for lunch or dinner also.

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Ingredients for Black beans and corn salad:

  1. Black beans – 2 cups
  2. Corn kernels – 3
  3. Red bell pepper chopped – ½ cup
  4. Onion chopped – 1 cup
  5. Green onion chopped – ¼ cup
  6. Tomato chopped – ½ cup
  7. Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  8. Garlic minced – 2 – 3 cloves
  9. Cilantro chopped – 1tsp
  10. Olive oil – 2tsp
  11. Avocado copped – 1
  12. Green bell pepper chopped – ½ cup
  13. Honey – 1tsp
  14. Cumin powder – 1tsp
  15. Black Pepper – 1 tsp
  16. Salt as per taste  

Method –

1- Firstly, we will cook the corn. For this, boil water in a pot, add corn kernels and cook for 2 -3 minutes.

2- After that, drain the water, wash corn kernels with cold water, and keep them aside.

3- Then, take a bowl and add corn, black beans, green onions, onions, tomato, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, and avocado to the bowl.

4- Then, prepare the dressing for the salad. For this, take a bowl and add cumin, honey, olive oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper and mix them well.

5- Now, pour the dressing over the salad and toss well until all the ingredients get coated.

6- At last, add avocados and refrigerate before serving.

Tips –

  • Although, you can use frozen corn in place of fresh corn.
  • Different ingredients can also be added according to your taste.
  • You can also store this salad for 3 -5 days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

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