Budget-Friendly Meals: Black Bean and Corn Salad

Budget-Friendly Meals: Black Bean and Corn Salad

In the final installment of our Budget-Friendly Meals series, we’re serving up a refreshing and budget-friendly Black Bean and Corn Salad. You can enjoy a delightful meal that not only saves you money but also leaves your taste buds fully satisfied. With simple yet delicious ingredients, this salad is a perfect side dish or light meal option. Let’s dive into this refreshing recipe and add a touch of summer to your budget-friendly meals!

  1. Gather all your vibrant ingredients in a spacious bowl: black beans (ensure they are drained and rinsed beforehand), thawed corn, diced bell pepper, red onion, and freshly chopped cilantro.
  2. Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper in a small bowl to create dressing.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the combination of beans and corn.
  4. Adjust the seasoning if needed.
  5. Serve the refreshing black bean and corn salad as a side dish or light meal option.


  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 bell pepper (any color)
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

We hope you enjoyed this budget-friendly recipe for Black Bean and Corn Salad. It’s a colorful and refreshing dish that proves you don’t have to spend a fortune to eat well. We hope our Budget-Friendly Meals series has inspired you to get creative in the kitchen while keeping your wallet happy. Stay tuned for more exciting recipe series and culinary adventures to come!

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