You’ll LOVE this fantastic Southwestern Black Bean Salad, with corn, tomatoes, and avocado! It’s easy, flavorful, and under 90 calories per serving!You'll LOVE this fantastic Southwestern Black Bean Salad, with corn, tomatoes, and avocado! It's easy, flavorful, and under 90 calories per serving!

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Yesterday our family celebrated our youngest son’s 27th birthday with a Taco and Enchilada Night. One of the side dishes I prepared was this Southwestern Black Bean and Corn Salad…it was the first time I had prepared it, and I am positive I will be making it again!

I found the original recipe for this Southwestern Black Bean Salad on Skinnytaste.com. If you’ve never visited this website, I would encourage you to do so. The blog author, Gina, creates wonderfully tasty, low-fat dishes that are sure to please every palate! Every recipe she posts has the caloric value, Weight Watcher Points, etc. so you know exactly what you are eating, calorie-wise! I love it!

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Some Quick Info On The Southwestern Black Bean Salad

I hope you will give this quick, easy to make (and full of fiber) dish a try. It is very versatile: great as a side salad, or could be used as an appetizer, with tortilla chips. The Southwestern black bean salad recipe makes 6 1/2 cups, which translates to 13 half cup servings at approximately 80-89 calories per serving.

The Southwestern black bean salad is served, covered in a lime and olive oil dressing.

The added bonus is that Southwestern black bean salad is so fresh tasting and DELICIOUS! I think you will enjoy it, especially on a warm Spring or Summer day!

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Southwestern Black Bean Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
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Total Time
15 mins
 

You'll LOVE this fantastic Southwestern Black Bean Salad, with corn, tomatoes, and avocado! It's easy, flavorful, and under 90 calories per serving!

Category: Salads
Cuisine: Southwestern
Keyword: Southwestern black bean salad
Servings: 13 (1/2 cup servings)
Calories Per Serving: 89 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 15.5 ounces black beans , 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 9 oz. cooked corn , fresh (grilled), or frozen (thawed)
  • 1 medium tomato , chopped
  • 1/3 cup red onion , chopped
  • 1 stem scallion (green onion) , chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno , finely diced
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh minced cilantro (or more to taste)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 limes (the juice from)
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small avocado , diced
Instructions
  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a large bowl (beans, corn, tomato, onion, scallion, jalapeno, cilantro, salt and pepper).
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the lime juice and the olive oil together until blended. Pour over salad and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes prior to serving.
  4. Add the diced avocado right before you serve the salad.
  5. ENJOY!
Nutrition Facts
Southwestern Black Bean Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 (1/2 cup per serving))
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 132mg6%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 7.8mg9%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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