It’s getting that time of year when the weather is warming up and we like lighter dishes and grilling out — corn on the cob, asparagus salad and light pasta dishes. A few days ago, I saw this corn and black bean salad recipe on the Farmer’s Almanac Facebook page and immediately knew that I had to make it. Fortunately, my kid will eat pretty much anything (or she’s at least up for trying new stuff) and she loves vegetables. When I showed her the picture of this salad, she wanted to make it immediately.
You may also hear it referred to as corn and black bean salsa where it is used as a dip for chips. We tried it both ways — plain as a salad and as a dip with chips — and it is fabulous no matter what. This will definitely be our go-to salad this summer — and, it’s fast and super easy so it’s good to take to cookouts, too.
We made some modifications to the original Farmer’s Almanac recipe and love how it turned out. It’s an easy recipe to change up, so don’t be afraid to try it with other ingredients. (The next time we make it, I’m going to add fresh tomatoes.)