Tailgating Recipe: Corn & Black Bean Salad

Servings: 6
Prep: 15 minutes


Summary:  XXXX

With football season in full swing, freshen up your tailgate with this healthy corn and black bean salad and cilantro dressing recipe, provided by a Carilion Clinic registered dietitian. 


Ingredients:  XXXX

1 16-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
4 ears corn
1 each red and yellow bell pepper, diced
5 green onions, finely minced
1 small red onion, peeled and finely diced
2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1.3 cup balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp. lime juice
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 tbsp. olive oil
1.2 cup chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste


Preparation:  XXXX

  1. Drop the corn in boiling water for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Plunge into ice water; then when cool, slice off teh kernels.
  3. Combine with the black beans.
  4. Add the red and yellow bell pepper, green onions and red onion.
  5. Mix well.
  6. With machine running, drizzle in olive oil.
  7. Add salt and pepper.
  8. Add the chopped cilantro and process for five seconds.
  9. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients as needed.