Creamy Black Bean Salsa Recipe
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Creamy Black Bean Salsa Recipe

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I love sour cream on Mexican dishes, so I decided to add it to a salsa recipe. It always goes fast, so you may want to double the recipe. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 83 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the beans, corn, peppers, onion and parsley. Combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar and seasonings; pour over corn mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Creamy Black Bean Salsa in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p11

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Feb. 26, 2015

"I took this to a party recently, and everyone wanted the's also very pretty and colorful"

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2014

"My Salsa didn't look as pretty as the picture! As soon as I added the sour cream, mayo mixture the appetizer didn't look "Appealing". I don't think I will be making this again..I did add Cilantro instead of parsley..I served the Salsa in a cleaned out Red Pepper & served with dippin chips!"

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2014

"Love this stuff! I just use whole green and red peppers and a half a red onion to keep it simple, but everything else is the same. My kids love it, and we use it all the time to top off burritos! This stuff is great!"

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Delicious appetizer for our New Year's dinner. I will definitely make this again."

Reviewed Nov. 14, 2013

"Easy, delicious, and not totally unhealthy ! Great with lime flavored chips. As good made with canned corn as with frozen corn. Definite keeper!"

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