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Black bean and corn salad

Black bean and corn salad

An inexpensive version of black bean and corn salad. A summer favorite!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6


  • 3 ears of corn
  • 1 can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeƱo diced
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • juice of one lime you can sub another acid like red wine vinegar if you don't have lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste


  1. 1. Soak corn cob in husks for about 15 minutes.
  2. 2. Grill corn on medium heat for about 15 minutes, turning over every 3-4 minutes.
  3. 3. Remove husks, and place back on grill to char some of the pieces.
  4. 4. Cut off corn from the cob and place in bowl.
  5. 5. Add remainder of ingredients, stir and taste. Adjust salt if needed.

Recipe Notes

You may also use 1 1/2 cups of frozen corn, thawed. Just skip the grilling steps.