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Southwest black bean and avocado salad

Southwest black bean and avocado salad

Monday, April 11, 2022

LiveWell, Recipes



  • 1 - 15 ½ ounces can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 9 ounces corn, cooked, fresh or frozen, thawed if frozen
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup red peppers, diced
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (fresh, minced, or more to taste)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste, optional
  • 1 jalapeno, diced, optional
  • 1 head Romaine, Boston or Bibb lettuce, optional




  • Combine beans, corn, tomato, onion, red pepper and cilantro in a large bowl.         

               Squeeze and stir in fresh lime juice and olive oil. Add jalapeno and salt and 
               pepper as desired.

  • Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Add diced avocado just 

         before serving. 

  • Serve over a bed of lettuce or in lettuce cups for a great vegetarian meal or over 

         grilled chicken as a salsa.

Nutritional information(per serving):

Total fat: 3.8 g    
Carbohydrate: 13 g    
Fiber: 4.4 g    
Sugar: 1.7 g    
Sodium: 220 mg    
Protein: 3.3 g