Corn and Black Bean Salsa

As we move into the summer season, it’s always good to have some easy and healthy recipes that we can throw together quickly. Plenty of people will be grilling out this summer and this fresh, homemade corn and black bean salsa is versatile and perfect to include for your next barbecue. Skip store-bought salsas and whip up an easy batch of this salsa. It’s sure to be a hit with family and friends.

When most people think of salsa, they think of it as a dip for chips. And it does pair perfectly with some organic corn tortilla chips. But you can also use this corn and black bean salsa as a dip for vegetables, on top of your grilled chicken or fish, as a topper on tacos, or even as a side salad! It really is that versatile. It is bursting with flavor!

Don’t have tomatoes but want to make this? You can substitute a can of organic diced tomatoes instead! Want to give your salsa a kick? Add some jalapeño pepper to bring the heat.

Bowl filled with corn and black bean salsa

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 24 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups organic frozen corn thawed
  • 1 can organic black beans drained and rinsed (or 1 1/2 cups homemade)
  • 4 Roma tomatoes seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 3 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Mix together well.
  • Store in the refrigerator in airtight container.

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a large bowl.
  2. Mix together well.
  3. Store in the refrigerator in air-tight container