Three Bean Salad with Grilled Corn & Avocado

Number of Servings: 12 (156 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 25 min.

Three-bean salad is a classic summer dish. This variation uses fresh grilled corn and avocado to build a more nutritionally complex dish with fantastic flavor.


  • 1 cup halved heirloom grape or cherry tomatoes
  • ½ tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 ears shucked corn
  • 1 medium white sweet onion, cut into ¼" thick slices
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ⅓ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 diced peeled avocados


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Place the tomatoes in a large bowl, and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Let stand (10 minutes).
  3. Brush corn, onion, and jalapeño evenly with oil. Place vegetables on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill corn for until lightly charred (12 minutes, turning after 6 minutes). Grill onion slices and jalapeño for until lightly charred (8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes). Let vegetables stand (5 minutes).
  4. Cut kernels from cobs. Coarsely chop onion. Finely chop jalapeño; discard stem.
  5. Add corn, onion, and jalapeño to tomato mixture; toss well. Add remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, cilantro, and next 4 ingredients (through kidney beans) to corn mixture; toss well. Top with avocado.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 156 g

Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 105mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 29%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 14g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 32.8mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 545mg 10%
Vitamin A 12.4mcg 2%
Vitamin C 11.5mg 10%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin K 13.7mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.9mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 140.4mcg 35%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2mcg 6%
Chloride 11.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 139.3mg 10%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 57.3mg 15%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 2.2mcg 4%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 51.1mcg 110%

* 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.


Avocado, Whole Corn, Pinto Beans, Kidney Beans, Black Beans, Tomatoes, Onion, Lime Juice, Jalapeno Pepper, Olive Oil, Cilantro, Salt, Cooking Spray (canola Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Palm Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Coconut Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Lecithin From Soybeans (non Stick Agent), Dimethyl Silicone (for Anti-foaming), Rosemary Extract (preservative)).

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