Bean, Corn and Pepper Salad Recipe

Medically reviewed in February 2021

Need more than just a sandwich? Pair it with this nutritious and satisfying salad. It's packed with fiber, energy-boosting B vitamins and healthy carbs. Have it with baby spinach and up your intake of iron, a key nutrient to maximizing energy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried black beans
  • 1 cup frozen yellow corn
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium sweet green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 large sweet yellow pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple juice frozen concentrate
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Preparation (Serves 4)
Wash and cook beans according to instructions. Let cool. Combine beans, corn, peppers and scallions in serving bowl. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over bean mixture. Mix well and chill. Serve on bed of lettuce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 132; fat 3g; cholesterol 0; sodium 249mg; carbohydrate 22g; fiber 6g; protein 6g

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