1/2can black beansrinsed and drained, or dry beans, soaked and boiled
1cupcorn kernelsfresh or frozen
2cupsgrape tomatoesbut can use diced fresh tomato
1medium sweet red pepperdiced
To make the dressing, whisk mayonnaise, cilantro, water, scallion, lime juice, sugar and chili powder together in a small bowl until smooth. Transfer to a container and refrigerate until ready to use.
In a large bowl, layer the remaining ingredients in the order listed. Cover and refrigerate.
Storing this salad in layers without the dressing keeps it fresh for up to 4 days. To serve, mix salad in bowl and drizzle dressing on top and shake to mix. Yields 1 1/2 tbsp dressing per 2 cups salad.