black beans salad

Black Beans salad

Salad can be more than just lettuce.The combination of ingredients in this recipe creates a rich and hearty flavor. Cucumbers, tomatoes, and parsley are all refreshing and crunchy, while black beans and sweet corn add substance and sweetness.The dressing ties it all together and elevates the flavor.

Prep time: 10 minutes Rest time: – Cook time: –
Complexity: 2
Servings: 2
tree nuts free vegetarian gluten free peanuts free soy free lunch vegan dairy-free egg-free plate method dinner

Recipe Nutrition

Plate Method

Proteins: 19 %
Whole Grains: 19 %
Vegetables: 52 %
Fruits: 10 %


Nuts and seeds (unsaturated fats)
Olives and olive oil (unsaturated fats)


  • 1 cup of black beans
  • 1 cup of sweet corn
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • parsley
  • 1/2 cup of raisins
  • For the seasoning
  • 2 tbsp of tahina
  • 2 tsp of lime juice
  • 2 tsp of olive oil
  • salt and pepper
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1) If you are using dry beans: soak overnight, cook for 1 hour or according to the package instructions. If you are using canned beans, rinse them before use.

2) Rinse the sweet corn.

3) Peal and chop the cucumber and onion.

4) In a small bowl, add tahina, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper then whisk. Add water and mix until obtainign a creamy texture.

5) In a bowl, add the black beans, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, chopped cucumber and onion, and raisins. Toss gently with the seasoning.

Recipe Tips

You can swipe black beans with any other type of beans of your choice. If you are using canned beans or corn, make sure to read the labels and choose free added sugar and salt items.

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Author: JustaPlate  

Created: jeudi, 3 août 2023  

Updated: jeudi, 3 août 2023  


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