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Chipotle Black Bean Salad

Chipotle Black Bean Salad

This no-cook black bean salad is loaded with fresh ingredients and topped with a sweet and spicy chipotle vinaigrette that takes only a minute to whip up! A healthy and flavorful salad you can pair up as a side with any favorite Mexican dish!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tiffany


  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen (thawed) corn
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped


  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano (may sub Italian seasoning in a pinch)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from a can of chipotle peppers packed in adobo sauce - these can be found near the jalapeños in most grocery stores)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • juice of 1 lime


  • In a large bowl toss all salad ingredients together.
  • To prepare the dressing, whisk all ingredients until smooth. Pour over salad immediately before serving.


**mix things up by serving this dish as a salsa with corn chips!