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a bowl of corn salad.

Black Bean and Corn Salad


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.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 257
  • Sugar: 5.1g
  • Sodium: 704.9mg
  • Fat: 14.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 11.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.1g
  • Fiber: 8.4g
  • Protein: 7.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: black bean and corn salad, black bean salad, corn salad