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Mexican Black Bean Salad

Easy Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad is as festive-looking as it tastes, made with avocado, corn, bell peppers, lime, and juicy tomatoes. Bursting with Mexican flavors!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Black Bean Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 299 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 3 cans 15.5 oz each black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15.5 oz can sweet corn rinsed and drained
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 2 avocados chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1 jalapeño finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste


  • Lime and sliced avocado crushed corn chips


  1. In a large serving bowl, add all of the ingredients and toss to combine. Taste, and adjust for seasoning.
  2. For best results, cover and chill for 2-3 hours or overnight to enhance the flavors.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Black Bean Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 213mg9%
Potassium 725mg21%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1965IU39%
Vitamin C 78.1mg95%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.