Thursday, July 18, 2024

Spicy Black Bean and Corn Salad

Ingredients:

Base:

  • One can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • One can corn, drained
  • One red bell pepper, diced
  • One-third red onion, diced
  • Half a jalapeño, diced (seeds removed)
  • 32g Trader Joe’s Hot and Sweet Jalapeños, chopped

Dressing:

  • Juice of two limes
  • Splash of water
  • Red wine vinegar (start slow and add more to taste)
  • One teaspoon SkinnyMixes simple syrup (or homemade with any sweetener)
  • One teaspoon taco seasoning

Optional Toppings:

  • Guacamole
  • Feta cheese
  • Trader Joe’s Crunchy Crisps for dipping

Instructions:

Prepare the Base:
In a large bowl, combine the black beans, corn, red bell pepper, red onion, diced jalapeño, and chopped Trader Joe’s Hot and Sweet Jalapeños.

Make the Dressing:
In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, water, red wine vinegar, simple syrup, and taco seasoning until well combined.

Combine:
Pour the dressing over the black bean and corn mixture. Toss until everything is evenly coated.

Serve:
Add guacamole and feta cheese if desired. Serve with Trader Joe’s Crunchy Crisps for dipping.

This recipe makes about five servings, with each serving being one point on a personal Weight Watchers plan (note: zero-point beans, but not zero-point corn). Enjoy your spicy, refreshing salad!