Cold Black Bean Salad

Cold Black Bean Salad


"Cold black bean salad with a bite! It makes a great side dish for any Mexican or Southwestern dish. This recipe has become a healthy favorite in our family. Adjust the amount of serrano pepper to suit your spice tolerance."


20 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 11 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 890 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium serving bowl, mix together the black beans, tomatoes, chilies, bell pepper, vinegar, oil and salt. Chill for 1 hour before serving.
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  1. 31 Ratings


So great! I added some corn and cilantro--what a refreshing salad! Thanks for the recipe.

This was great! I have to say I didn't have serrano peppers, but I used chipotle instead and it was delicious. I also added a green chile pepper, for color. Thanks Lindalu!

I had to really work with this. If prepared as the recipe stands it has a few problems, at least for me, but they were easily remedied. First, three serrano peppers is a LOT of peppers, particu...

So easy and delicious! I didn’t have fresh tomatoes so used one can Rotel and one can no salt diced tomatoes, both drained. I served it with avocado slices and a spoonful of sour cream on top!...

Loved this one

Excellent recipe! Try adding corn, cilantro, and fresh lime juice for a nice variation.

The husband and I love this dish. We make all the time. The flavors are fresh and tangy. You can make it super hot for the spicy lovers or you can tone it down for the tender tongues. I top the ...

Delicious! Love using my pantry items! I added some kernel Corn and tiny pinch of cinn. and it was great.

I make a salad very similar to this, only it includes corn kernels, green onions and cilantro also. It is also lower fat as it only has lemon or lime juice, no oil.