Corn and Black Bean Salad
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The flavors of summer come together in a refreshing salad perfect for scooping up with chips or topping your favorite grilled chicken.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Serves: 6-8 servings
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans of sweet corn (about 2 cups)
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • Zest and 6 tablespoons juice from 5 to 6 limes
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves, and some for garnish
  • 2 avocados, thinly sliced or diced and mixed in just before serving.
  1. Combine ingredients and refrigerate overnight if possible.
  2. Serve with chips and/or atop chicken with avocado slices or dices.
Recipe by Everyday Celebrations at