seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

What You Need

Makes approximately 4 servings.

1 cup blueberries

Kernels from 1-2 ears corn

1 can black beans, rinsed

Vinaigrette

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp salt

Juice from ½ lime

2 Tbsp chopped cilantro

seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

Step 1: Cook the Corn

Steam or boil the corn kernels until crisp tender. Let cool.

seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

Step 2: Mix

Put in a bowl with blueberries and black beans. Toss gently to mix.

seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

Step 3: Make the Vinaigrette

Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and lime juice. Pour over berries, beans, and corn.

seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

Step 4: Toss

Toss with chopped cilantro. Let the salad chill for about 30 minutes to let the flavors mix.

seasonal summer salad, vegetarian bean salad

Step 5: Enjoy!

Serve by itself or with tortilla chips or over rice. If you desire, get creative by adding diced red pepper or diced cucumber, both of which are also taking their starring turns at the farmer’s market, will make the dish even more delicious!