Appetizers & Side Dishes

Spicy Black Bean & Corn Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 264
1757 Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Servings
4
Calories
264

Put this recipe together and enjoy the spicy flavors of hearty black beans mixed with corn, roasted red peppers, lettuce and Sargento® Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese squares tossed in a homemade dressing of chopped fresh cilantro, oil — and a splash of lime juice for authentic Southwestern flavor.

Ingredients
  • 1 can (15 or 16 oz.) no salt added black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed (or fresh corn cut from cobs in season)
  • 1/2 cup diced well-drained bottled roasted red peppers
  • 4 slices Sargento® Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 4 large Boston lettuce leaves
Directions
  1. Combine beans, corn and red peppers in a medium bowl. Stack and cut cheese into 1/2-inch squares. Separate squares and add to bean mixture; toss well.
  2. Stir in cilantro, oil and lime juice; toss well. Chill at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours before serving.
  3. Serve over lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (212g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 264
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.9 grams
Saturated Fat 4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 6.1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 25 grams
Dietary Fiber 7 grams
Protein 11 grams
Vitamin A 106RE
Vitamin C 34mg 57%
Calcium 188mg 19%
Iron 2mg 11%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.