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Mexican Bean Salad is perfect for summer picnics and parties that you can make the night before. The festive colors & delicious taste are sure to be a hit.

Mexican Bean Salad

This Mexican Bean Salad is perfect for summer picnics and parties. The festive colors and delicious taste are sure to be a hit. And you can make it the night before.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword bean salad, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup corn, frozen or canned
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 cup chopped sweet peppers
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro chopped (can substitute parsley or basil)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • dash of cayenne

Instructions

  1. Cook frozen corn according to directioins. Let cool.

  2. Drain and rinse the black beans and add to a large bowl.
  3. Add your corn, peppers, onions and cilantro and mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, garlic, salt and cayenne.
  5. Add dressing to the salad and toss well.
  6. Can be made the night before.
  7. If you are not a fan of cilantro you can substitute parsley and/or basil.