I love beans and enjoy a variety of comforting bean dishes during the winter months and light bean salads during the summer.
This fresh summer beans and corn salad is my favorite picnic food. I really enjoy the simple lime and cumin dressing with all the different kinds of beans in the salad.
(About 6-8 servings)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Salt and pepper
1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (15 oz) red beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (15 oz) white beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup cooked corn
1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves only, chopped
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1. To make the vinaigrette: in a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, vinegar, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
2. Add the beans, cilantro, red onion and vinaigrette and toss to coat evenly.
3. Serve at room temperature.