Bahamian Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Black beans, black-eyed peas, and corn-simple ingredients are frequently used in Bahamian cooking and are mixed with a spicy vinaigrette for a refreshing and healthy summer dish. These dishes serve as an ideal complement to grilled foods such as chicken and red snapper.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cans black beans (drained)
  • 2 cans black-eyed peas (drained)
  • 1 can corn (drained)
  • 1 large onion (sweet, diced)
  • 1 bell pepper (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup  cilantro (fresh, minced)

How to Make It

  1. Place beans, black-eyed peas, Bell pepper and garlic in a medium size bowl.
  2. To make the dressing, place vinegar, olive oil, red pepper flakes, sugar and salt in a bowl and whisk to blend.
  3. Pour the dressing over the beans, peas and vegetables.
  4. Add the minced cilantro and gently stir to mix.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 318
Total Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Protein 9 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)