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Black Bean, Corn and Shrimp Salad

Black Bean, Corn and Shrimp Salad is bursting with fresh and tasty flavors, while taking minimal time to prepare.

All You AUGUST 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Bake: 15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.48


  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas, cut into wedges
  • 2 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 scallions, white and light green parts, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4 pound cooked, peeled, deveined shrimp, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce


1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spread tortilla wedges on 1 or 2 large, ungreased baking sheets and bake until crisp, 10 to 15 minutes.

2. Cut kernels off ears of corn into a large bowl (you should have about 1 1/2 cups). Add beans, avocado, tomatoes, scallions, cumin, olive oil, lime juice and shrimp and toss gently to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Arrange lettuce on a serving plate, spoon shrimp salad on top and serve with tortilla wedges.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 477
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrate: 48g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 166mg
  • Sodium: 918mg

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