My mom made this all the time when I was a kid and I loved it, now I get to make it for my family. I love this recipe and its very forgiving for novice cooks like myself.
Black Bean Salad
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
- 3 fresh ears corn
- 3 to 4 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 3 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
- 1 small purple onion, chopped
- 1 avocado, peeled, seeded, and chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Cook corn in boiling water to cover 5 minutes; drain and cool. Cut corn from cob.
- Whisk together lime juice and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add corn, black beans, and remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Cover and chill 2 hours.
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