Vegan Loaded Black Bean Salad

Today, y’all, I’m sharin’ with ya a recipe that’s just perfect for any BBQ, garden get-together or ol’ fashioned picnic.

We’re talkin’ about a vegan loaded black bean salad – it’s fresh as a daisy, screams summer, fills ya right up and is simple enough even your Aunt Sally could whip it together.

Now don’t go thinkin’ it’s all about the taste, ’cause this little number’s mighty pleasin’ to the eye too – so bright and cheerful!

I tell you what, when you’re hostin’ a BBQ, them sides and dips and salads are every bit as important as the grilled goodies.

Lately, I’ve taken it upon myself to come up with the most summery and vibrant vegan side dishes y’all ever did see. I promise there’ll be more comin’ your way soon.

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Vegan Loaded Black Bean Salad Recipe

Vegan Loaded Black Bean Salad

Preparation Time

10 minutes

Total Time

10 minutes


4-6 people


  • 2 cans black beans, drained
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 160 g sweet corn, fresh, canned or frozen
  • 1 lime
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli powder to taste
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 handful fresh coriander (about 30 g)


  1. Chop the bell pepper into cubes, quarter the tomatoes and finely chop the onion.
  2. Mix the beans, pepper, tomatoes, onion, sweet corn, lime juice and olive oil and season with salt, chilli powder and cumin powder.
  3. Mix in roughly chopped coriander. Enjoy!

If you’ve enjoyed trying my vegan recipes, I have a few more tantalising dishes you can try.

For the pasta lovers, there’s my Vegan Sweet Potato Mac ’N Cheese recipe that combines the creamy goodness of sweet potatoes with the classic mac and cheese, all guilt-free!

If you’re warming up to spicy flavours, my Vegan Coconut Tomato Dhal recipe is a hearty and nutritious option packed with flavour.

You can also experiment with my Vegan Mediterranean Grilled Tofu Wraps recipe if you’re in for a more hands-on fun meal.

For those who enjoy beautiful yet easy-to-make dishes, do not miss out on my Vegan Spiral Vegetable Tart With Sun-Dried Tomato Cream recipe. It’s as pleasing to the eye as it is on your palate!

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