Mexican Salad

    15 minutes

    This salad has the perfect combination of textures and flavours. Sweetcorn is tossed with black beans, tomatoes, avocado, red onion and chillies in a salad dressing. It's perfect as a dip with tortilla chips or as a side salad.

    3 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 1/4 (340g) tins sweetcorn, drained
    • 1 (400g) tin black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 3/4 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes with chilli, drained
    • 1 avocado, cut into 1.25cm chunks
    • 1 plum tomato, chopped or more to taste
    • 1 small red onion, diced
    • 3 tablespoons finely chopped jalapenos (from a jar)
    • 125ml Italian salad dressing, or to taste
    • salt and black pepper, to taste
    • hot sauce, to taste

    Preparation:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. In a large bowl, lightly stir together the sweetcorn, black beans, tinned tomatoes, avocado, plum tomato, onion, jalapenos and salad dressing until well combined.
    2. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce to taste. Refrigerate until serving.

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    This is very good. My boyfriend's family reunion his cousin makes it (slightly different but, the same idea and it rocks.. She also adds cilantro it adds great flavor. Try it before you knock it you wont be unhappy!  -  16 Nov 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Mmmmmm - this is addictive stuff! I used plain petite diced tomatoes but upped the jalapenos a bit - also used the pre-chopped stuff that comes in a jar. I didn't add any additional tomato and thought that worked fine. My avocado didn't ripen on time, so I only got to have the leftovers with avocado. Fabulous stuff! I like it because it's a great appetizer, but you don't just eat it mindlessly because of its kick.  -  14 Aug 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This was fabulous and EASY! I made it for a party, it makes a good amount and everyone loved it!!  -  20 May 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)