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At Dirk's
we carriy many additional items to complete and complement your favorite recipe such as:
- Select Fresh   
- Fresh Breads
- Fresh Chips &
- Parchment Paper
    (by the sheet)
- Seafood Utensils
and more.....

Fresh Corn and Black Bean Salad
  • Take advantage of the fresh corn in the summertime to really take this salad to another level.
  • Make this cool salad a day in advance for a great picnic side with any dish.

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, chopped
  • 4 cups fresh corn, shucked off of about 6 ears
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans, drained
  • 3 cups tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups orange pepper, diced
  • 1 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper, roasted, seeded, diced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika


  • Chop and measure all ingredients. In saute pan heat olive oil, add onions and garlic. Saute about one minute on high heat. Add shucked corn with 2 teaspoons salt. Saute 2 to 3 minutes untill corn is crisp tender. Remove from heat and let cool. Combine all other ingredients and remaining teaspoon of salt. Stir in corn mixture. Chill for at least 2 hours
  • Serves 6 to 8 people. Enjoy!
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