Black Bean Salad with Corn, Avocado & Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

Black Bean Salad with Corn, Avocado & Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

How To Make Black Bean Salad with Corn, Avocado & Lime Vinaigrette

Fresh and festive, this black bean salad has fresh corn, crunchy bell peppers, and avocado tossed in a tangy lime and cilantro dressing.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes



  • 15ozblack beans,(2 cans), rinsed and drained
  • 3fresh corn ears,kernels cut off the cob, cooked
  • 2red bell peppers,diced
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 2tbspshallots
  • 2tspsalt
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 9tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1tsplime zest
  • 6tbsplime juice,fresh
  • ½cupfresh cilantro,chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 2hass avocados,chopped


  1. Combine the beans, corn, bell peppers, garlic, salt, cayenne pepper, sugar, olive oil, lime zest and juice, and cilantro in a large bowl and mix well.

  2. Cover and chill for a few hours or overnight.

  3. Right before serving, add the avocados and mix gently, being careful not to mash avocados.

  4. Garnish with more chopped cilantro, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 456.46kcal
  • Fat: 23.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.25g
  • Fiber: 13.21g
  • Sugar: 8.65g
  • Protein: 14.22g
  • Sodium: 478.64mg
  • Calcium: 79.72mg
  • Potassium: 1229.98mg
  • Iron: 3.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 58.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 50.15mg
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