What Is an Easy Recipe for Corn and Black Bean Salsa?

What Is an Easy Recipe for Corn and Black Bean Salsa?

What Is an Easy Recipe for Corn and Black Bean Salsa?

Make roughly 3 cups of spicy black bean salsa using ranch-flavored black beans, diced tomatoes, whole kernel corn, onion and cilantro with a lime and cumin sauce. Prepare a creamier black bean and corn salsa by combining similar ingredients with a mayonnaise sauce.

To make spicy black bean salsa, drain and rinse a 15-ounce can of ranch-style black beans, and drain a 10-ounce can of diced tomatoes with green chilies. In a medium bowl, stir the beans and tomatoes with 1/2 cups of whole kernel corn, 1/4 cups of finely chopped red onion, 1/5 cup of finely chopped cilantro, 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 1/4 teaspoon of ground cumin. Cover, refrigerate and allow ingredients to steep for 30 minutes before serving.

Prepare the sauce for black bean and corn salsa by blending 1/4 cup of mayonnaise with 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin and 2 tablespoons of lime juice. Add a 19-ounce can of rinsed and drained black beans, a 11-ounce can of drained corn and 1 cup of halved grape or cherry tomatoes to the mayonnaise mixture. Stir in 1/2 teaspoons of chopped red onion and 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro, and if desired, add spiciness with 1 teaspoon of jalapeno peppers. Serve immediately, or chill the salsa to your preferred temperature.