Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad

The Essential Southwestern Salad
The Essential Southwestern Salad
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1 can (15.5 oz) Black beans rinsed and drained
9 oz Corn kernels cooked, fresh or if frozen, thawed
1 Tomatoes medium, chopped
1/3 cup Onion chopped
1 Scallions chopped
2 tbsp Lime juice
1 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp Cilantro fresh, minced (or more to taste)
Salt to taste
Black pepper fresh ground, to taste
1 Avocado
1 Jalapeño pepper (optional), diced

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Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad


This Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad is quick and simple recipe for a traditional Southern addition to your menu. A combination of black beans, avocado, tomato, red onion and corn, tossed and marinated in olive oil and lime juice, giving you this fresh salad.

You can add jalapeño chili for that extra bit of spice, if you wish! And of course, everything’s better with avocado, so pop that on top before serving.

To make Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad

Steps to make Low Cholesterol Black Bean Salad


Combine salad ingredients, salt and pepper


In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients with the beans, corn, tomato, onion, scallion, cilantro, salt and pepper.


Add dressing


Squeeze the fresh lime juice to taste and stir in olive oil.




Marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes.


Add avocado


Diced and add avocado just before serving.




Add an jalapeno and serve.

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Total Reviews: 12
Kinslee Wallenberg

Great and cheap really happy with how this turned out brought it to work with me.

Amiya Kubicek

WOW freaking beautiful looking and delicious so happy I spotted this one the size of the orzo with mint recipe.

Wren Soscia

Affordable and easy to make couldn't ask for a better recipe than this thank you.

Livia Ambrosio

Fantastic black bean salad always hated beans but this was the BOMB!

Leona Eghbali

Enjoyed this black bean salad a lot more than the grape one, officially my favorite until I find something else.

Aryanna Simonton

Low carb is exactly what I need for my diet perfect salad for me hah.

Erika Perri

Not a huge fan I actually liked the vegan barbeque more than this one but i'll keep it in mind.

Carolyn Stepanyan

It was good just wish it was a little more flavorful cause it was sort've plain and i had to add a lot of salt.

Jolene Eveleth

Used salad dressing and vinegar on the top to make it juicer, crunchy and yummy.

Karter Fitzherbert

This tasted great and is very healthy thx for sharing.

Alyson Gould

Wasn't bad at all infact it was super filling and delicious so loved it!


I love this colorful salad!

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