Black Bean and Corn Salad

a bowl of corn salad.

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Fast and fresh black bean and corn salad with a zippy lime dressing. This is a great summer side dish for all the potlucks, BBQs, block parties, or anytime you want a light and delicious salad.



For the Dressing

  • Zest of one lime
  • ⅓ cup fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

For the Salad

  • 2 (15-ounce) cans of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to combine, set aside.
  2. Place the salad ingredients in a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss again. Refrigerate the salad until you’re ready to serve it.