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    Black bean & sweetcorn salad

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 8-10 minutes
    • Total time: 18-20 minutes

    Serves: 8


    4 essential Waitrose Sweetcorn
    3 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
    2 x 400g cans black beans, drained and rinsed
    Juice of 2 limes
    2 tsp white wine vinegar
    Pinch caster sugar
    ½ tsp ground cumin
    1 bunch salad onions, finely sliced
    28g pack fresh coriander, roughly chopped 


    1. Heat a griddle over a high heat. Rub the sweetcorn with a drizzle of olive oil then cook, turning regularly, for 8-10 minutes, until charred. Set aside to cool slightly, then slice the kernels off the cob with a sharp knife and tip into a serving bowl with the black beans.

    2. Place the lime juice, vinegar, caster sugar and cumin in a bowl. Season to taste and whisk in the olive oil. Pour over the sweetcorn and beans. Add the salad onions and coriander, toss well and serve with the pork pibil.

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    Cook's tip    

    If you're using the barbecue, why not cook the corn over hot coals instead of on the griddle. It'll give the salad a lovely smoky flavour.


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