Marinated Black Bean Salad - 3 Guiding Stars
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You don’t know it yet, but this is the salad missing from your summer barbecue. You can technically skip the marinating stage and put this out on the table as soon as it’s done, but we recommend giving it the full time, if not more, for the best flavor.



  • 1 (15 oz.) can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups corn
  • ½ cup minced green pepper
  • ½ cup minced red pepper
  • ½ cup minced onions


  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1¼ tsp. parsley
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2½ tsp. vegetable oil


  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss lightly to combine.
  4. Chill for 2 hours before serving.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 75; Total Fat 1.5g (2% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 220mg (10% DV); Total Carbohydrate 13g (5% DV); Dietary Fiber 3.5g (11% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Vitamin C 20% DV; Niacin 15% DV; Copper 10% DV.
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