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Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Corn, black beans, red bell pepper, and cilantro become best friends in this super-simple salad. Fresh lime juice ties everything together as a bright, citrus dressing that adds almost no calories. It can be eaten right away, but tastes even better after chilling for an hour or two.

This colorful salad has only 5 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. It makes enough servings for a week of delicious side dishes or snacks, so it’s terrific for meal prep. Get other colorful meal prep ideas here.

Black Bean Salad

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By: Team Beachbody
Posted in: Recipes, Salad, Salads
8 servings, about ½ cup each
Prep Time
5 mins.
Cook Time


  • 2 cans (15-oz. each) black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 (15-oz.) can corn, rinsed, drained
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice


Here are your instructions:

  1. Combine beans, corn, bell pepper, and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.

  2. Drizzle bean mixture with lime juice; toss gently to blend.

  3. Chill, covered, in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours before serving.

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