Tangy Bean Salad

Serve this versatile recipe as an appetizer with lime-flavored baked tortilla chips.


Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 144
Caloriesfromfat 7 %
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 7.2 g
Carbohydrate 28.2 g
Fiber 6.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Calcium 45 mg


1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1 small red onion, finely chopped
2 (4.5-ounce) cans diced green chiles
1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
Garnish: lime slices


Stir together first 12 ingredients. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Garnish, if desired.

June 2005
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