Black Bean Salsa Recipe

If you are looking for a way to spice up your salsa, try adding black beans and corn, it really adds a nice texture and crunch to the salsa.

August 2005

  • salsa
    It’s a great way to use your vegetables fresh from the garden.
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Yield: 4 servings

This chunky vegetable salsa is sure to be a hit. 


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise with lime juice
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (19 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • Lime wedges
  • Tortilla chips


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