Fiesta Black Bean Salad


  • 2 cups corn
  • 1/2 purple onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained
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  • 3 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh minced cilantro
  • Black pepper to taste


Gently toss together corn, onion, red pepper, and beans. Stir in chili powder and allow to sit at room temperature.

Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, garlic, salt, vinegar and lemon juice. Pour this dressing over vegetables. Stir in cilantro, and season with black pepper, if desired. Chill for 2 hours before serving.

By Robin from Washington, IA

February 14, 20060 found this helpful

this sounds very tasty.

would you please tell me how much olive oil & cilantro you used?

Editor's Note: 2 TBSP. Olive Oil and 1/2 cup minced cilantro.

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February 14, 20060 found this helpful

How would this taste as a side dish heated up?

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February 14, 20060 found this helpful

I've made something similar to this and had it hot or cold and liked it, so I think it would work.

Susan from ThriftyFun

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