Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad

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Today, we’re diving into a vibrant and nutritious recipe that’s sure to become a staple in your kitchen – the Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad. Packed with wholesome ingredients and bursting with flavors, this salad is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a nutritional powerhouse.

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Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

This colorful medley features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures. Quick to prepare in just 15 minutes, it’s perfect for a wholesome lunch or a light dinner. Packed with nutrients and entirely vegan, this salad is a delightful addition to your repertoire of healthy recipes. Enjoy the goodness in every forkful!

What is a Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad?

This delightful salad brings together the creamy goodness of ripe avocado, the protein punch of black beans, and a medley of fresh vegetables. The star of the show is the zesty avocado dressing, adding a velvety texture and a burst of citrusy notes to every forkful.

What Makes This Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad Healthy?

This salad is a nutritional powerhouse, combining the heart-healthy fats of avocado, the fiber-rich black beans, and a rainbow of veggies. It’s a great source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, promoting overall well-being. Plus, it’s entirely vegan, making it a guilt-free indulgence for everyone.

Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 6 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

Why You’ll Love This Black Bean Salad

Not only does this salad offer a symphony of flavors and textures, but it’s also a breeze to whip up. Perfect for a quick lunch or a light dinner, it’s a versatile dish that suits any occasion. The vibrant colors and fresh ingredients make it as visually appealing as it is delicious.

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Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 16 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

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Ingredients you’ll need

Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 1 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

For the Black Bean salad

  • 8 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced 

For the Avocado Salad dressing

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, pit removed and cubed
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Be sure to check out the full ingredient list and printable recipe in the recipe card below.

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How to make…

Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 18 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.
  1. In a food processor or blender, blend avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine salad greens, corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and red onion.
  3. Pour the creamy avocado dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of flavors!
Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 5 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

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TIPS AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Read on for tips and substitution ideas on how to make this recipe, such as how to customize this salad, and how to store this salad.

Can I make the avocado dressing ahead of time?

Absolutely! The dressing can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Just give it a good stir before adding it to the salad.

Can I customize the ingredients?

Certainly! Feel free to add or omit ingredients based on your preferences. This salad is a canvas for creativity.

How to store this Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad recipe

To keep the freshness intact, store any leftover salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator. However, for the best taste and texture, it’s recommended to enjoy this salad shortly after preparation.

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Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe 15 - This colorful Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

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Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe

Vegan Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This colorful salad features a creamy avocado dressing, blending ripe avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and garlic for a smooth, zesty kick. Nestled among a mix of salad greens, sweet corn, grape tomatoes, black beans, and thinly sliced red onions, this salad is a celebration of flavors and textures.

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 8 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced

For the avocado salad dressing

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, pit removed and cubed
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Using a food processor or blender, combine the avocado, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, and salt. Process until it becomes smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, corn kernels, grape tomatoes, black beans and red onion.
  3. Pour the dressing over the top. Toss everything together to coat evenly before serving.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 bowl
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 322Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 299mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 12gSugar: 8gProtein: 10g

The provided nutrition information is an estimate and it does not take brands into account. I use an automatic API to calculate this information.

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3 Comments

  1. Susan Cotugno says:

    If I prepare this as a coleslaw ahead of time, will the avocado dressing turn brown?

    1. If you put plastic wrap directly on top of the salad (touching it) it will preventt the avocado from oxidizing which is what causes it to turn brown.