Cool Cucumber and Black Bean Summer Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 min

A twist on the usual black bean and corn salad. Great in summer, but I love it year round! A nice, fresh, cooling salad for hot days. ^_^

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make sure everything is drained well, mix everything in a bowl and serve! Great alone, as a salsa for chips, or on a taco salad!
  2. (If you find your red onions garlic a little too spicy and hot, separately microwave them for 20-30~ seconds or longer depending on the strength of your microwave, and then add them.).


Most Helpful

I made this as a salsa for a get-together. I changed the following: Two handfuls of cilantro, 1 and a half jalapenos, 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper instead of 1/4. I also added half a large tomato since I had it hanging around from breakfast. Although I have now made this a spicy cucumber salad, it is still one of the best (and easiest) things I have made in a long time. Never would have thought black beans/cucumber/corn would go so well together. Love it!

Yin_of_Bartending June 18, 2012

I just finished making this and it is so easy to make and so flavourful. Thanks for the recipe.

Cilantro in Canada October 24, 2011

I really enjoyed the fresh flavors. Used Recipe #248544 for the beans and cut the corn off a cob of corn in my freezer. I know that I used more cilantro and I did drizzle in a touch of olive oil to help finish off the salad. Made for PAC Fall 2011.

PaulaG October 23, 2011

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