Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans & Rice

Number of Servings: 4 (427g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans & Rice

Grilling the vegetables kicks this salad up a notch. This pretty dish will be very popular at your next potluck.

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup brown rice, cooked
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 ears corn, husked
  • 2 red onions, thickly sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 1 avocado

    Dressing:

    • ½ cup salsa
    • ½ cup orange juice
    • ⅓ cup lime juice
    • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
    • ¾ tsp. cumin

Directions

  1. Toss rice with beans.
  2. Preheat grill to high and oil rack. Grill corn, onions, and bell pepper, turning frequently, until tender and charred (10-12 minutes).
  3. Cut kernels from cobs and add to reserved rice and beans. Dice the bell pepper and halve the onion slices; add to the rice mixture. Peel and dice avocado; add to rice mixture.
  4. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Toss with the rice mixture.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 427g

Amount per serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 405mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 14g 50%
Total Sugars 15g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 25g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 63.8mg 4%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 1095mg 25%
Vitamin A 33.1mcg 4%
Vitamin C 62.8mg 70%
Vitamin E 3mg 20%
Vitamin K 21.8mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 6.3mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 208.6mcg 52%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 4.2mcg 15%
Chloride 22.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 2mg 40%
Phosphorus 276.9mg 20%
Iodine 3mcg 2%
Magnesium 131.7mg 30%
Zinc 2mg 20%
Selenium 4.5mcg 8%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.4mcg 2%
Molybdenum 57.4mcg 130%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Corn, Black Beans (black Beans, Water, Salt), Onion, Avocado, Brown Rice, Salsa (tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Lime Juice, Salt, And Spices And Potassium Sorbide), Orange Juice, Green Bell Pepper, Lime Juice, Canola Oil, Cilantro, Cumin.

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