This Festive Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe Is a Party Starter
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1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 oz.) can yellow corn, rinsed and drained
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
Juice of 1 lime (adjust to individual taste)
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine black beans and corn in a medium bowl. Set aside.
In a small bowl stir together remaining ingredients and pour over black bean mixture. Gently stir to combine ingredients.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve with baked chips, pita bread or Ak-mak crackers.
Tip: You may want to add 1 diced red pepper, 1 diced tomato and/or 1 diced red onion. This makes an excellent side dish served with grilled fish or chicken.
Nutritional Analysis (Serves 8; Serving Size 1/2 cup):
Sodium: 117 mg
Fat: 2 g
Fiber: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Protein: 4 g
Cholesterol: 0 g
Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RD, Cooper Wellness