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black bean salad mixed in a white bowl and served with tortilla chips
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4.75 from 4 votes

Black Bean Salad

This black bean salad is a fresh, flavorful mix of black beans, corn, red onion, bell pepper, tomatoes and avocado, all tossed in a zesty cilantro lime blend. An easy salad that works as a light appetizer with chips and also pairs well with grilled meats or fish.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: gluten free, recipes, salad + dressing, vegetarian, VIDEO
Cuisine: appetizer, salad + dressing
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 15 ounce can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 heaping cup of fresh corn kernels about 2 ears
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil


  • Combine everything into a large bow and mix well. Serve and enjoy!
    combine all black bean salad ingredients in a mixing bowl


You can make this salad about 8 hours in advance. I would recommend leaving the avocado out and then tossing it in right before serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg