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Black Bean Jewel Salad

Black Bean Jewel Salad

Going to a summer’s end picnic or BBQ? Here’s a great salad to bring — colorful and full of flavor! White corn adds a touch of natural sweetness and complements the Mexican Vinaigrette. Delicious!!!

3 15 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained (4 ½ cups if you use homemade beans)
1 ½ cups bells peppers, diced (red, orange and green)
1 medium tomato, diced
¾ cup red onion, diced small
2 cups white corn, fresh or frozen

¼ cup cilantro, minced
½ cup olive oil
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon granulated onion
½ teaspoon granulated garlic

  • Defrost corn or cut corn off of fresh husks.
  • Combine ingredients in bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  • Serve immediately or marinate overnight. It’s yummy either way!!

Serves: 8-10

Cooking time: 20 minutes

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3:18AM PDT on Sep 5, 2014

I will make this for my husband, me- not so much - I hate beans!!

8:36PM PDT on Jul 6, 2014


8:43PM PDT on Jul 2, 2014

Thank you .

7:02AM PDT on Jun 28, 2014

Thank you :)

2:11PM PDT on Jun 26, 2014

Thanks for this - looks good, just right for sharing.

9:09AM PDT on Jun 26, 2014


5:01AM PDT on Jun 25, 2014

Thank you !

10:41PM PDT on Jun 23, 2014

Looks good, thank you.

10:40PM PDT on Jun 23, 2014

Looks good, thank you.

5:10AM PDT on Jun 23, 2014

This looks really good--I do believe I have some black beans in the pantry that I can cook. Will have to make this for lunch! Thanks for the article.

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