Southwest Sweet Potato, Black Bean, Wild Rice Salad is a colorful and flavorful salad full of sweet potatoes, black beans, wild rice, corn, cilantro and a wonderful chili lime dressing. Serve it as a side or main dish.
cups cooked wild rice
cup diced roasted sweet potato
ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
cup diced red bell pepper
cup frozen corn, defrosted
cup finely diced red onion
cup packed cilantro leaves, chopped
Zest and juice of 1 lime
tablespoon olive oil
teaspoons rice vinegar
teaspoons honey or agave nectar for vegan
teaspoon chili powder
teaspoon ground cumin
kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
Whisk together all of the ingredients for the dressing and set aside.
In a large bowl combine all of the salad ingredients
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
Season with more salt and pepper if needed then serve or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
The wild rice and sweet potato can be cooked a couple days in advance to save time.