Soups & Salads

Spicy Black Bean & Corn Salad

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 264
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Spicy Black Bean & 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 Reduced Sodium 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® Sliced Reduced Sodium 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.

Serving Size 4

Calories 264

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 13.90g 20%
Sat. Fat 4.00g 20%
Mono Unsat. Fat 6.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.40g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 105mg 4%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Sugars 0g
Protein 11g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 106RE
Vitamin C 34mg 57%
Calcium 188mg 19%
Iron 2mg 11%