TAMPA (BLOOM) – Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Johna Mailolli joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom on the Heart Walk special to share a heart healthy recipe for Black Bean Salad (Salsa).

Black Bean Salad (or Salsa) Recipe


Servings   6   Serving Size   3/4 cup

  • 1 15.5-ounce can no-salt-added or low-sodium black beans, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can no-salt-added or low-sodium whole-kernel corn, drained


  • 3/4 cup frozen corn (thawed)
  • 1 medium bell pepper (diced)


  • 1 medium tomato (diced)
  • 1/2 cup red onion (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (from jar)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 medium lime


  1. In a large salad bowl, toss together all the ingredients. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

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