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Mexican Salad Recipe
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Mexican Salad

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"This very refreshing salad also works well as an addition to traditional tacos and quesadillas."

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Original recipe makes 6 to 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. In a large bowl, combine the black beans, garbanzo beans, corn, onion, jalapenos, red bell pepper, cilantro, tomato, olive oil, lime juice, honey, pepper and salt. Mix well and allow to sit 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 05, 2005

Mmm, mmm good! I had to make substitutions since I made this at the spur of the moment and had to use what was handy! I subbed a can of pintos for garbanzo beans, a can of diced tomatoes with chiles instead of fresh, and basil for the cilantro. Less oil and more lime juice, just as a personal preference. I have a girlfriend who makes something similar, only with Italian dressing and this beats contest.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 30, 2005

A little too sweet for us. We prefer the flavors in Black Bean and Corn Salad II.


74 Ratings

Dec 31, 2004

really yummy! I made this as a side for a chicken breast cooked in lime and butter, and then served with warm tortillas.

Nov 21, 2005

This salad is sooooo good. Its hard to believe it is sooooo healthy too.

Sep 03, 2004

Great recipe! Followed the recipe exactly and couldn't be happier. Cannot wait to make this again. Really like the hint of heat that the jalapenos provided. Quick and easy. I also used canned corn instead of frozen.

Jan 27, 2004

Delicious and beautiful to look at! I used more Romas (five) and much more cilantro (my fav!). I also reduced the amount of olive oil in the dressing but increased the amount of lime juice. Thanks for sharing!

May 23, 2005

Agree with other reviewers - great salad! I used less jalepeno's and more cilantro. Yum!!

Jul 06, 2005

Followed the recipe exactly (except for the jalapenos - only bc I didn't have any, though I bet they would have been good) and was pleasantly surprised. Will definitely make again. Nice side to any Mexican entree!


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  • Calories
  • 312 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 7.5 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 309 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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