Avocado, Black Bean and Corn Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 min
 
Amazing cold salad full of protein and healthy vegetables, a perfect summer side dish!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 285 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup of fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans
  • 1 cups can of corn or 1 1/2 frozen corn
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper diced
  • 2 to matoes diced
  • 5-7 green onions chopped
  • 1/3- 1/2 cup of freshly chopped cilantro
  • 2 avocado
Instructions
  1. In a small container that has a lid, combine the first 7 ingredients. Put a lid on and shake it until it's combined.
  2. Rinse the black beans and corn, place into a bowl large enough to hold the salad.Dice up all the pepper and onions and toss them in with the beans.
  3. Now, if you are ready, and I mean NOW to serve that salad, chop up the avocado and tomatoes and add them into the bowl.
  4. Do not add these two ingredients until moments before serving, tomatoes weep liquid too much and avocados turn to brown mush.
  5. Chop up the cilantro and add it in.Pour the dressing over the salad and stir gently to cover all the ingredients and serve right away.
Nutrition Facts
Avocado, Black Bean and Corn Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 243mg 10%
Potassium 713mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 6.3%
Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 12.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.