Caribbean Black Bean & Peach Salad

Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, James and the Giant Peach, Vegetarian
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people


  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1-2 tsp jerk seasoning, all spice, clove, cinnamon, thyme, garlic, paprika
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 - 16 oz cana black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • 1 large peach chopped in ¼-inch chunks
  • 3 tbsp cilantro chopped


  1. Whisk lime juice, honey, brown sugar, salt, jerk seasoning, and olive oil together in a large bowl for about 30 seconds.

  2.  In the same bowl, add the beans (preferably allowed to dry for a moment after rinsing), red onions, peach, and cilantro and toss to combine.

  3. Allow to chill for at least an hour then toss to recombine and serve.

Recipe Notes

*optional toppings: more cilantro, queso fresco, thinly sliced scotch bonnets (habanero)