Black beans add protein and earthiness to main-dish salads starring summer staples such as corn, tomatoes, and avocado and dressed with citrus juices.
mariacarmen makes a salad of black beans, uncooked corn kernels, diced red peppers, chopped green onions, cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper. lexpatti is a fan of this version, which also includes shrimp. enbell likes this recipe for quinoa and black beans, which includes corn.
cathyeats makes a salad of black beans and roasted sweet potatoes with red bell pepper and green onions, with a Dijon mustard-lime juice vinaigrette. It “has made converts out of some people I know who weren’t big fans of black beans and/or sweet potatoes!”
Discuss: Thing to do with black beans?