Summer Party Salad


Summer Party Salad

EDR Summer Party Salad
12 cups
1 Hr

We all love having several easy salad recipes to make during the summer, but this salad, is not only easy. It's gorgeous! Plus, whether you use it as an appetizer with pita chips, or as a side dish for the main course, everyone is going to love our Summer Party Salad! It's full of vibrant colors, and so much yummy flavor that no matter how you serve this up, it's going to disappear nearly as quickly as it took to throw together. 

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallion

What to Do

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Pour dressing over salad and toss until evenly coated.
  3. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve.

Test Kitchen Tip

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 131
  • Calories from Fat 60
  • Total Fat 6.7g 10 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.9g 4 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 4.2g 8 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 181mg 8 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 15g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16 %
  • Sugars 1.9g 0 %

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I have been making this salad at least 1 to 2 times monthly since I first saw it on June 4, 2015. I make it as the recipe is written, with exception of the English cucumber, and for my taste absolutely love it. It is so healthy and fits nicely into my Weight Watchers program.

I will use flat leaf or curly parsley for the cilantro, great northern beans for the chick peas and a little less garlic then this will be soooo good.

You will, or you did? How do you know it will be "soooo good?" Don't make proclamations you don't eventually back up.


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