Everyone can enjoy the delicious combination of black beans, corn, and a honey lime dressing with this simple and tasty salad. It’s a great way to add some vibrant flavors to your meal, taking just minutes to make and ready in no time.
Black Bean and Corn Salad With Honey Lime Dressing:
What You Need:
1 large red onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 ears fresh corn
1 avocado, diced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 large garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
(a few cilantro leaves, if desired)
What You Do:
1 – First, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and then add the corn, cover, and turn the heat down to low.
2 – Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the corn from the water and let cool.
3 – Meanwhile, place the chopped red onions in a small bowl and cover with water.
4 – And then let sit about ten minutes, and then drain completely in a sieve and set aside.
5 – Holding the cooled corn upright in a large bowl, cut the kernels off the cob in strips.
6 – Add the beans, red onion, red bell pepper and cilantro to the bowl with the corn.
7 – Make the dressing by combining all ingredients in a blender or food processor, and then process until smooth.
8 – Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
9 – Right before serving, cube avocado. Place in a bowl, and gently toss with juice from half a lemon. And then add to salad and toss gently.
10 – Lastly, garnish with a fresh squeeze of lime, lime wedges, and fresh chopped cilantro. Serve cold.
– Can sub 1 (15 oz) can of sweet corn for fresh corn
– Store covered in the refrigerator.