Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Balsamic Dairy-Free Olive Oil Salad Savory Vegan Vegetables Vegetarian


  • 15-Ounce Can Black Beans (Rinsed and Drained Well)
  • 15-Ounce Can Golden Corn (Rinsed and Drained Well)
  • 1 Cup Cooked Pasta Rings
  • 1 Avocado (Diced)
  • 1 Cup Yellow, Green, Orange Bell Pepper (Diced)
  • 1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Red Onion (Chopped)
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro (Chopped)
  • ½ Teaspoon of Cumin
  • 1 Garlic Clove (Crushed)
  • Salt to Taste
  • ¼ Cup Chipotle Infused Olive Oil


Cook pasta rings according to package directions until al dente. To create a dressing, add chipotle olive oil with salt, crushed garlic, and cumin. Set aside. Drain pasta and rinse briefly under cold water. Drain completely. Place pasta in a large bowl; add beans, tomatoes, corn, red onion, peppers, and cilantro. Toss gently. Pour dressing over pasta mixture and toss again, gently but thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours. Peel and slice avocado and toss with lemon juice; use as garnish. Serve and enjoy!

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