Simple Black Bean Mexican Salad


corn-bean-saladSimple, nutritious and filling. Balanced in macros this salad is perfect for those hot summer nights when you don’t feel like cooking! 




Sometimes all you want is a salad.

But you want something savory, filling and healthy too right?

This salad contains a good balance of macros- the black beans providing protein, the olive oil providing the healthy fat, and the peppers and corn providing the carbs. And if you like food with a Mexican flair you are going to love this one!

Bonus– it has 7 grams of your recommended 25 grams per day of fiber! (recommendation for women over 40)

Simple Black Bean Mexican Salad

Serving Size: 6

Calories per serving: 185

Fat per serving: 5.5

Simple Black Bean Mexican Salad


  • 14 oz can of rinsed black beans
  • 2 cups of frozen corn
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • bunch of cilantro chopped fine
  • juice from a lime
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1-2 tsp of Tabasco (to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar


  1. Rinse black beans and add to salad bowl.
  2. Add all other ingredients.
  3. Mix olive oil, balsamic, lime juice, cumin, minced garlic, cayenne and Tabasco for the dressing and mix into salad.
  4. Top with cilantro and enjoy!

Calories: 185

Protein: 7 grams

Carbs: 30 grams

Fat: 5.5 grams

Fiber: 7 grams


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