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Black Bean and Cucumber Salad


"I came up with this salad when I realized I had some leftover salad items that needed to be used up. It's refreshing and light! It can be easily adapted to include your favorite salad ingredients."
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15 m servings 274 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 8.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 419 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Toss cucumber, black beans, tomatoes, corn, and onion together in a large salad bowl.
  2. Whisk olive oil, orange marmalade, lemon juice, honey, and cumin together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber mixture; toss to coat.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 43 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I was looking for a new use for black beans and this recipe seemed interesting. Its fresh with a hint if sweetness from the honey and jam. I did substitute peach jam instead of marmalade.

Most helpful critical review

Made as directed. It was edible but nothing fantastic. Too much sweetness.

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I was looking for a new use for black beans and this recipe seemed interesting. Its fresh with a hint if sweetness from the honey and jam. I did substitute peach jam instead of marmalade.

Light, refreshing and tasty. Didn't have orange marmalade or the peach marmalade as called out by the other reviewer. Used black raspberry jam instead and canned corn. Such a versatile recipe...

After a while, it seems that all recipes for salads with cucumbers, black beans, corn, and cumin taste alike. This one has differentiated itself by using the honey and orange marmalade in its d...

My first comment on the many recipes I found on allrecipes! OMG!!! What a great start to an awesome cuke salad. I added 1/4 chopped sweet red pepper, used a mix of freshly made strawberry & r...

This salad was delicious - a really fresh flavour combo. I didn't have any honey so omitted that and it was perfect, I don't think I'll use honey when I make this again. Thanks for the recipe!

Way better than you can imagine but be forewarned, this recipe is a lot of dicing and makes a TON! So if you're just making it for you, half the recipe

This was a refreshing and delicious black bean salad! Love the cucumbers. The only changes/additions I made were using green onions instead of a red onion and I added some balsamic vinegar to th...

I accidentally left out the honey. Thought it was delicious!!! Made it a second time with the honey and thought it was too sweet. May recommend omitting honey

I have made this twice in the last week and LOVE it. Yum!