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Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing

This vegan Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing is an easy lunch or weeknight meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword Southwestern black bean salad, vegan salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 175kcal



  • 2 cups lettuce mix - I used Super Greens
  • ½ sliced avocado
  • ¼ cup canned spicy black beans - or regular black beans if you can't find spicy
  • ¼ cup grape tomatoes quartered
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped red or orange bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup corn
  • 2 tablespoons Chipotle Dressing recipe follows

Chipotle Dressing


  • Chipotle Dressing: Soak cashews in ½ cup water for a least 1 hour, so that cashews soften. Discard water.
  • Mix all ingredients in a food processor, and mix until smooth.
  • Salad: Plate lettuce, then the rest of ingredients. Top with Chipotle Dressing.


Nutrition info includes the 2 tablespoons of Chipotle Dressing.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3000IU | Vitamin C: 34.2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.1mg