Black Bean Salsa

10 servings (1/2 cup)

Preparation Time:
20 min

Perk up grilled fish, chicken breasts or ground turkey burgers. Also nice for dipping tortilla chips or crackers. Diabetic Friendly


  1. 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  2. 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  3. 1 large ripe tomato, seeded and chopped
  4. 1 jalapeno pepper, pickled or fresh, finely chopped
  5. 1/3 cup red onion, chopped
  6. Juice from one fresh lime
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Optional - add all or your choice of the following:
  9. 1/2 avocado, chopped
  10. 1 medium mango, chopped
  11. 1/2 cup corn kernels, fresh, canned or thawed frozen
  12. 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  13. Freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine black beans, cilantro, tomato, jalapeno, red onion and lime juice. Taste and add salt and pepper, as needed.

If desired, add all or your choice of avocado, mango, corn kernels or red bell pepper.

Garnish with a sprig of fresh cilantro and a lime wedge.

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