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Easy Southwestern Black Bean, Rice, and Corn Salad

This Southwestern black bean salad recipe is healthy and delicious! It is a perfect fresh black bean salad for potlucks, gatherings and busy weeks.
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Health benefits of black beans, also known as turtle beans, include cardiovascular health, cancer prevention, and balanced sugar levels. They are also good for maintaining healthy bones because of the various minerals they have and are good for digestion because of the fiber they contain. Here is a great post on the benefits of eating black beans, click here.

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Easy Southwestern Black Bean, Rice, and Corn Salad

This Southwestern black bean salad recipe is healthy and delicious! It is a perfect fresh black bean salad for potlucks, gatherings and busy weeks.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 341kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp dill, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  • Rinse rice until water runs clear.
  • In a small pot, bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add in rice, cover pot, and cook on the lowest temperature until water is all gone. Fluff with a fork.
  • Mix rice with the rest of the ingredients. Add salt to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 640mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 879IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg

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