Black Bean Salad


This salad is a kaleidoscope of color and taste - black beans, yellow corn, green peppers, and red, red tomatoes. Lime juice, garlic and jalapeno give it some punch. It can also be used as a dip with tortilla chips.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, drained

  • 8 green onions, chopped

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos

  • 3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • ½ cup Italian salad dressing

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the black beans, corn, green onions, jalapeno peppers, bell pepper, avocado, pimentos, tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice, and Italian dressing. Season with garlic salt. Toss, and chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
6g Fat
24g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 562mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 359mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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