Black Bean and Corn Salad
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southwest
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 8 (half-cup servings)
 
Weight Watchers Info: Points per Serving: 5.5 (at 8 half-cup servings), 11 (at 4 one cup servings)
Ingredients
Dressing
  • ⅓ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salad
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1½ cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 6 green onions, with tops, finely chopped
  • 1 fresh hot chili pepper, seeded and finely diced (optional; we used 1 jalapeno)
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Put lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and cayenne in a small jar. Cover and shake until well mixed.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine beans, corn, red bell pepper, tomatoes, green onions, chili pepper and cilantro.
  3. Shake the dressing and pour over salad. Toss until well coated.
  4. Refrigerate and adjust seasonings before serving.
Recipe by The Taste Place at http://www.thetasteplace.com/2009/04/21/black-bean-and-corn-salad/