Corn and Black Bean Salad

Looks like summer is here!  This means we get to enjoy the nice weather with patio eating with family and friends.

This Corn and Black Bean Salad is the perfect addition to your next pot luck or backyard BBQ.

Corn and Black Bean Salad

5-6 cobs of fresh corn
1 large can black beans, rinsed
1 medium red onion, diced
1 medium red pepper, diced
Handful of fresh basil, chopped

Juice of 1 lime (zest optional)
Juice of 1/2 lemon (zest optional)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp maple syrup
Salt and pepper to taste

Boil corn for approximately 10 minutes.  Run under cold water to stop the cooking process.

Carefully cut the corn off the cob.

Mix the dressing in a small bowl.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and chill to let the flavours blend together.

Serve cold.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, colourful, healthy and gluten free too! What more could anybody ask for???