clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Healthy Avocado Bean Salad

Healthy Southwest Avocado Bean Salad

  • Author: The Fitchen
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


The perfect side for grilling out and bringing to summer gatherings. Easy to make, minimal clean-up, and full of mouthwatering southwest flavors. Much safer and easier than potato or egg salad!


  • 1 - 15 oz. can of black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can of pinto beans
  • 2 tomatoes, on the vine or roma
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/3 cup frozen or fresh corn
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • a pinch of allspice


  1. Drain black and pinto beans and pour into a large bowl, preferably one that's portable and has a lid! [What dirty dishes?]
  2. Add sea salt and mix with beans.
  3. Dice the onion and add to the bowl.
  4. Chop tomatoes into 1/2 pieces and toss into the bowl.
  5. Dice the avocados into 1/2 pieces and toss into the bowl.
  6. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to the bowl.
  7. Add seasonings and mix everything together until well combined. If needed, add a hint more salt.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Side Dish