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black bean salsa

Black Bean Salsa

  • Author: Melissa
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x


A great salsa recipe, side, or topping


Units Scale
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of black beans – drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of sweet corn – drained
  • 1 medium purple onion – chopped or diced
  • 12 beefsteak tomatoes – chopped
  • 1/2 cup of fresh cilantro – chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt


  • In a medium-sized bowl combine everything and mix well


Make-Ahead and storage

Can I make Black Bean Salsa Ahead of Time?

You can make black bean salsa a day in advance. Any more time than that and the ingredients will not be fresh enough for this recipe

Storage: Store black bean salsa covered in the refrigerator

Can I double or triple this recipe?

Yes! You can easily double or triple this recipe. If you are just looking to add a little bit more volume to this recipe, then you can always add another tomato or two

Is Black Bean Salsa Healthy?

Black bean salsa is full of nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins. This salsa recipe is very healthy with beans, corn, purple onion, cilantro, and tomatoes. The only ingredients that might have a negative quality would be salt for its’ sodium content and the chips that you eat along with this salsa.

How Should I Serve Black Bean Salsa?

Serve black bean salsa as an appetizer, a side, a topping for steak or burgers, a taco topping, or as a salad mix-in

What Should I Serve with this Black Bean Salsa?

  • tortilla chips
  • corn chips
  • toasted bread sliced
  • sliced vegetables
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: none
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American