Pat DiMercurio Recipe

Corn and Black Bean Salad

By Pat DiMercurio javancookie

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Pat's Story

This salad is so refreshing for summer meals. Its filling enough to be a main course with just a loaf of good crusty bread or warm tortillas and a fruit for dessert. I've used cob corn that's been grilled and that is wonderful!

For WW Points plus users:
total fat/2 g
total carbs/21.6
Points + / 3
sodium will depend on whether the beans are low sodium and how much salt you choose to add.


2 1/2 c
canned black beans, drained & rinsed
2 c
corn kernels, frozen or fresh
1 c
fresh red/green/yellow sweet peppers, your choice, diced
1/2 c
onion, diced (i like red onion)
2 tsp
lime juice
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
1 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped
1 clove
fresh garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1 c
fresh salsa (or from a jar)
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin

Directions Step-By-Step

In a bowl, combine black beans, corn kernels, peppers and onions.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, parsley, cilantro, garlic, cumin, black pepper, salt, salsa and olive oil.
Pour the dressing over the vegetable mixture and stir to coat well.
Cover bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to marinate. You may top with shredded Monterey Jack cheese if you like.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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Gretchen H gcolie
Oct 23, 2013
Love this Pat!! This is one of my favorite summertime salads. I've never added salsa to it...I'll try it your way next time I make it.
Kemba Metropoulos KMetro
Jun 2, 2012
This looks yummy! I am going to try this with my frozen roasted corn from Trader Joe's!