Healthy Black Bean Salsa Recipe Is Loaded With Fresh Vegetables by Heather Holter

Healthy Black Bean Salsa Recipe Is Loaded With Fresh Vegetables

Need an easy and healthy appetizer recipe that will wow your friends and family? This meat-, dairy- and egg-free black bean salsa recipe is sure to please even the most dietary-restricted guests. 

This delicious black bean salsa is a true crowd-pleaser that you can make in minutes (and it will be devoured even more quickly)!

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes plus 2 hours to refrigerate before serving
Servings: 8 to 10


  • 1 can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) green chiles, drained
  • 1 diced avocado 
  • 1 small red onion, chopped  
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped 
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 red or yellow pepper, chopped
  •  juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

Here's how to make it:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl. 
  2. Chill for at least 2 hours (overnight is best). Serve with tortilla chips.

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Donna John
Mmm! Love corn salsa! Definitely trying this one, Heather Holter !
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
This looks so fresh and tasty, Heather Holter ! Thanks for sharing.
Yes I wonder are all the ingredients chosen for taste texture similarities I'm wondering if you can add something or substitute something or do you need a salad dressing I didn't read all of it but I'm interested because that looks really delicious thanks
Heather Holter
There's no dressing. Just beans, fresh veggies, spices and lime juice. You can omit what ones you don't want, and add ones you like better, but the lime juice and spices I would leave alone. It's what makes it a Mexican dish.

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