Spicy Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe

Spicy Corn and Black Bean Salad

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"This delicious salad doubles as a great Southwestern-style side dish or as a salsa with chips. The lime and jalapeno give it the perfect zest and kick. My family loves this. So will yours!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    1 hr 25 mins


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir corn, fajita seasoning, and black pepper in the hot oil until corn is lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix corn mixture, black beans, red bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, lime juice, orange juice, and salt together in a bowl; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 29, 2012

Really loved this salad the only reason that I did not give it 5 stars is I thought it could use a little more kick. I added a few tablespoons of salsa (Hot and spicy) and that really spiced it up and enhanced the flavor. It is also a great diet food tasty and low cal.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 06, 2012

It was good, but nothing special. Liked the spiciness and the lime. Needed something else, though, and I'm not quite sure what. Some vinegar? A little sweet? For a southwest salad/side dish, I like Mexican Bean Salad from this site a lot better.


7 Ratings

Jun 01, 2012

Fabulous just as is!

Jun 25, 2012

Great recipe! I made it exactly as is but used more fajita seasoning to spice it up even more. Turned out fantastic and everyone loved it. I used 8 ears of fresh corn and turned the heat up to medium high because medium just wasn't getting it done well. Will definitely keep and make again!

Feb 18, 2014

I didn't have any red bell pepper on hand. Without the bell pepper, it only gets 3 stars. I am pretty sure the bell pepper would have made it 4 stars, so I am rating it accordingly.

Jun 11, 2013

Used shoepeg corn because I had a can open and it was still good. I will try fresh that I've grilled next time.


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  • Calories
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.9 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 6.4 g
  • 25%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 297 mg
  • 12%

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

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