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Black Bean Salsa Recipe

This recipe is great for entertaining. Guests will be impressed with the wonderful taste of this salsa.—Susan Cochran, Anaheim, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. Drain beans, reserving 1 tablespoon liquid. In a bowl, combine lime juice, half the beans and the reserved bean liquid. Mash until smooth. Stir in remaining beans, cilantro, onion, garlic, tomatoes and salt. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 75 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.