Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette
Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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    [Photograph: Jennifer Segal] This is the ultimate summer salad, and it's perfect for entertaining. Not only is it festive and colorful, but you can make it ahead of timeā€”in fact, you should, because it gets better and better the longer it sits. About the author: Jennifer Segal is the chef behind the popular food blog, Once Upon a Chef. Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!

    Ingredients

    • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob (about 2 cups)
    • 2 red bell peppers, diced (about 2 cups)
    • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
    • 2 tablespoons minced shallots, from one medium shallot
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon zest and 6 tablespoons juice from 5 to 6 limes
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
    • 2 Hass avocados, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 621 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 699 mg 29.14%
    • Calcium: 97 mg 9.74%
    • Potassium: 1365 mg 38.99%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 102 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 21 g 82.64%
    • Sugar: 34 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 124.84%
    • Vitamin C 421.42%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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