Black Bean Taco Salad in white bowl.

Black Bean Taco Salad

Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe - lighter version of the classic taco salad. Packed with vegetables and black beans in place of chicken for protein. The dressing is simply irresistible!
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword black bean taco salad, vegetarian taco salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 208 kcal
Author Anna


!for the salad:

  • 3 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1 15 oz can BUSH’S® Black Beans rinsed and drained well
  • 1 15 oz can whole kernel sweet corn rinsed and drained well
  • 3 mini sweet red and orange peppers chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion chopped

!for the dressing:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place lettuce, black beans, sweet corn, peppers and onion in a large mixing bowl. Toss gently together.
  2. In a mini blender, combine sour cream, salsa and cumin. Blend until smooth. Pour dressing over salad. Toss gently to coat.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Recipe Notes

If making a day ahead, store in fridge with onion and dressing in separate containers.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Taco Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 387mg 16%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 7g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 85.6%
Vitamin C 102%
Calcium 6.9%
Iron 13.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.