Easy Bean Salad
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5 from 17 votes

Easy Bean Salad

Easy Bean Salad is tangy, tart and the only bean salad you will need for your next social get together.  Made with pinto beans, garbanzo beans, fresh vegetables and lime juice, this Easy Bean Salad is the ultimate in quick, easy, delicious side dishes.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Heather - A Wicked Whisk


  • 15 ounces pinto beans rinsed
  • 15 ounces garbanzo beans rinsed
  • 15 ounces canned corn or 2 cobs if using fresh
  • 2 pints small heirloom tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 jalapenos ribs/seeds removed, diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 - 3 limes juiced
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Start by rinsing your pinto and garbanzo beans adding them to a large mixing bowl. 
  • Halve the heirloom tomatoes and add them to the bowl. Chop your red onion, garlic, jalapeno and cilantro and add that to the bowl, as well. Add either fresh or canned corn along with both lemon and lime juices and mix well to incorporate. 
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and move to refrigerator for 1 hour. Garnish the Easy Bean Salad with more cilantro before serving.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 640mg | Iron: 0.5mg