Mexican Bean Salad

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Bean salad is a hearty and easy side dish perfect for barbecues or dinner parties. The hearty beans are marinated in a zesty sauce for a filling and healthy dish that is bursting with flavors. This Mexican-inspired version features the savory flavors of cilantro, the crunch of bell peppers and corn, and the zippy addition of vinegar and lime juice ties this dish together as a memorable and easy side dish. Make ahead of time and chill overnight for a surprisingly hearty and delicious dish.


– 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
– 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained
– 1 (15 oz) can cannelli beans, rinsed and drained
– 1 green bell pepper, minced
– 1 red bell pepper, minced
– 1 (10 oz) package frozen corn kernels
– 1 red onion, minced
– ½ c. olive oil
– ½ c. red wine vinegar
– 3 Tbsp lime juice
– 2 tsp white sugar
– 1 tsp salt
– ¼ c. fresh cilantro, minced
– ½ Tbsp ground cumin
– ½ Tbsp ground black pepper
– ½ tsp chili powder
= 1 tsp Chipotle hot sauce


– In large bowl, combine black beans, kidney beans, cannelli beans, peppers, frozen corn and red onion. Toss to combine.- In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, lime juice, sugar, salt, cilantro, cumin, and black pepper. Season with hot sauce and chili powder.

– Add dressing to beans and mix well to combine. Transfer to an airtight container and chill 4 hours or overnight to marinate. Serve cold.

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