Cold Black Bean Salad


Cold black bean salad with a bite! It makes a great side dish for any Mexican or Southwestern dish. This recipe has become a healthy favorite in our family. Adjust the amount of serrano pepper to suit your spice tolerance.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 cups


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 3 serrano chile peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium serving bowl, mix together the black beans, tomatoes, chilies, bell pepper, vinegar, oil and salt. Chill for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
6g Fat
32g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 890mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 43mg 216%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 702mg 15%

* 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.