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Black Bean and Fresh Corn Salsa

This salsa is fresh, crunchy and bursting with flavor! Recipe source:

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Servings: 6
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup Lime Juice
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 3 ears Corn, husks removed
  • 3 medium Tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 small Red Onion, diced
  • 2 Jalapenos, diced
  • 1 cup fresh Cilantroor Parsley, minced
  • 2 firm Avocados, diced (optional)
  1. Fill a large pot about halfway with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add corn to boiling water and cook until kernels are tender, about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Allow to cool. Use a knife to carefully remove kernels from the cobs and place kernels in a bowl.
  3. Place corn, tomatoes, black beans, jalapenos, and lime juice in large bowl.  Mix well.  Add avocado (optional), cilantro, salt, and pepper. Mix gently. Serve fresh with chips or as an alternative to a traditional salsa.


  • If you don’t have fresh corn, substitute with 2 1/4 cups canned or frozen corn.
  • Caution: Hot peppers can irritate hands and eyes. Wear kitchen gloves or wash hands thoroughly after cutting.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe with avocado % Daily Value
Calories 227
Fat 8 g 10%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 237 mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 32 g 12%
Fiber 13 g 46%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g 20%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Corn is very rich in thiamine, also known as vitamin B1.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Jalapenos are rich sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and vitamin E.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

Avocados are a rich source of several B vitamins.

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