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Chunky Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Chunky Black Bean Salsa Recipe

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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; toss to coat. Serve with chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 36 calories, 2g fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.