Recipe: Raw Corn and Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh ears of corn
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed well (~1 ½ cups drained beans)
  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ⅓ cup cotija cheese (optional)

Make It

1. Use a large sharp knife to cut kernels off each cob of corn.
2. For salad, combine the corn, tomatoes, arugula, beans, cilantro, and red onion in a large bowl.
3. For dressing, in a small bowl, combine canola oil, lime juice, jalapeño, honey, salt, and cumin.
4. Pour dressing over the salad and toss.
5. Crumble cotija over the top, if using.

WebMD Feature Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on August 22, 2018

Sources

WebMD Magazine: “Raw Corn & Black Bean Salad.”

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