Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe

Yellow corn, black beans and red bell pepper make this Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe a colorful and delicious choice for family get-togethers.


| February 2013



Bless Your Heart by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Lyles Wilson, Thomas Nelson

“Bless Your Heart” is your go-to encyclopedia of Southern cooking and traditions around the table. No matter what the event or occasion, there are few things as nurturing as a meal lovingly prepared in the traditions of the South. Enjoy the wide range of recipes and familiar stories all reminiscent of Dixieland.

Cover Courtesy Thomas Nelson

Whether the occasion is a holiday gathering, a garden party or one of life’s unexpected events, food is the common denominator in the South. Bless Your Heart (Thomas Nelson, 2010) by lifelong Southerners Patsy Caldwell and Amy Lyles Wilson presents Southern cooking at its best and truest with recipes such as Fried Barbecue Chicken and Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cornbread. No matter the particular moment of life you encounter, Bless Your Heart has a recipe and a story to go with it. This Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe is a hearty choice for family gatherings. This excerpt is taken from chapter 4, “Family Reunions.” 

You can purchase this book from the GRIT store: Bless Your Heart.

Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe

I love to make this during the summer months. It is great to serve at an outdoor family reunion.

Dressing: 

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Salad: 





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