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*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 387mg17%
Potassium 652mg19%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 4280IU86%
Vitamin C 84.2mg102%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.