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Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad is the perfect, easy salad to serve at as a side to any meal that is delicious cold. Naturally, dairy-free, gluten free vegetarian and vegan, this easy salad is bursting with flavor and is quick to whip up in one bowl!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black bean salad, corn salad, easy salad, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 249kcal


Ingredients for dressing

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder optional or to taste
  • 1/3 cup olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
  • black pepper to taste

Ingredients for salad

  • 2 cups cooked black beans drained and rinsed canned beans will work too
  • 2 cups cooked corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 bell pepper deseeded and diced
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro


  • In a small bowl or glass measuring cup, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing. Set aside.
  • Combine salad ingredients in a medium bowl and pour dressing over everything. Toss to evenly coat.
  • Enjoy immediately or store in fridge for up to 3 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 409mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 829IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 2mg