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corn and black bean salad

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Lindsey Mahan
Syracuse, NY

My favorite summer side or meal for those hot days when you don't want to be in the kitchen. Fresh cilantro is the key ingredient here, I grow my own herbs and whenever my cilantro gets high enough I tear it up and make this!

★★★★★ 2
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 13 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For corn and black bean salad

  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh chopped cilantro (i use more because i love cilantro)
  • 15 oz can
    black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8.75 oz can
    sweet corn, drained

How To Make corn and black bean salad

  • 1
    In small bowl, mix together everything EXCEPT beans, corn and cilantro.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix beans and corn. Toss with dressing. Garnish with cilantro. Leave overnight in fridge to allow flavors to meld. This salad gets better the longer it sits!