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Chunky Black Bean Salsa

 Chunky Black Bean Salsa
Chock-full of color and lively flavor, this salsa makes a nice appetizer paired with tortilla chips. "It's great for parties because it's easy and delicious," notes Chris Behnke of Fruitland, Iowa. "My husband loves it."
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 5 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • Tortilla chips


  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; toss to coat.
  • Serve with chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 5 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 36 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.