Looking for a do-ahead salad? Flavors of lime, cumin, garlic and cilantro marinate tomatoes, black beans and corn for a festive salad. Get it done yesterday.
Corn and Black Bean Salad
Looking for a do-ahead salad? Flavors of lime, cumin, garlic and cilantro marinate tomatoes, black beans and corn for a festive salad.
1/2 bag (16-oz size) frozen organic sweet corn (1 3/4 cups)
2 cans (14.5 oz each) organic plain or fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup black beans (from 15-oz can), drained, rinsed
1/4 cup chopped red onion
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
Cook corn as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water; drain.
In large bowl, stir together corn and remaining ingredients except avocado. Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least 1 hour. Stir in avocado just before serving.
Spoon this colorful salad into Bibb lettuce leaves and garnish with fresh cilantro.
Calories 120, Fat 5 grams, Saturated Fat 1 grams, Trans Fat 0 grams, Cholesterol 0 milligrams, Sodium 240 milligrams, Carbs 15 grams, Fiber 4 grams, Sugar 4 grams, Protein 3 grams