This Simple Bean Salad is absolutely delicious and is healthy because it is packed full of fiber and protein.
This recipe is also known as Mexican Bean Salad, however with a Mexican bean salad.
Most of those recipes call for avocado and cilantro, which I never added to this one.
Of course that goes great in this salad too. So I will leave those additions up to you!
WHAT CAN GO INTO A BEAN SALAD
- Any type of bean
HOW LONG WILL BEAN SALAD KEEP IN FRIDGE
My bean salad will last ruffly 3 days fresh. However if you add avocados or tomatoes etc to it. I would make sure it is eaten on the very day you make it!
WHAT GOES WITH BEAN SALAD
Today, I served this salad along with some homemade fried chicken. My recipe for the best homemade fried chicken can be found her: Air Fried Chicken
REALLY though this salad can be enjoyed alongside just about any meal, think chicken, pork even steak etc.
This bean salad is tossed in the most delicious citrus sauce that you are sure to love! You will find that recipe below in the recipe card.
The sweet corn and green peppers give this salad a nice crunch and flavor so be sure not to skimp on them.
I like to make this bean salad at least once per month. It will keep in my fridge for a few days and can serve a crowd easily.
HOW MAKE BEAN SALAD
- Simply empty two cans of strained beans into a large bowl
- Along with a chopped onion and green pepper
- Frozen Sweet Corn
- Then pour over the Vinaigrette dressing
ARE BEAN SALADS HEALTHY
Yes, packed full of feel good fiber, protein and nutrients.
LOOKING FOR ANOTHER TYPE OF VINAIGRETTE that would go well with this salad? Try my recipe below.
Creamy Lemon and Lime Vinaigrette
If wanting your to feed more people than what this recipe does.
Then I recommend doubling this recipe up with my easy to use recipe adjuster above and then you can serve a larger group.
Meal Prep Inspiration: Store in sealable containers for up to 3 days in the fridge, just make sure you are using firm avocados and not putting the dressing on top till your ready to eat.
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Simple Bean Salad
It is Refreshing!
- 1 can of black beans
- 1 can of kidney beans
- 2 green peppers
- 1 small white onion
- 1 cup of corn
- 5 tbsp of olive oil
- 5 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
- 1 lemon, squeezed
- 1 lime, squeezed
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- Empty both cans of beans into a strainer, rince and pat dry and place into a large salad bowl.
- Chop the onion, green pepper and add to the bowl
- Use only frozen sweet corn and add directly to the bowl (as is)
- In a small cup add all the vinergreet ingredients, whisk and toss into the salad.
- Place in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes before serving.
- Serve chilled, enjoy!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 339Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 587mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 9gSugar: 5gProtein: 10g