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
Featured In: Top 10 Salsa Recipes
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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KatyH3 User ID: 7354323 221408
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2015

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

Lorriloves2bake User ID: 6605901 140124
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!"

Jeanocap User ID: 4611355 151538
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!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 140090
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

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

jnjrok User ID: 1992251 64784
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!"

[email protected] User ID: 1073288 206601
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2013

"We love this recipe! I use cilantro instead of parsley and add two diced jalapenos. I double everything except the sauce."

wasoongu User ID: 1077273 60383
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013

"Cilantro instead of parsley, Greek yogurt instead of mayo, jalapeno."

kdmalloy User ID: 4054452 125506
Reviewed May. 11, 2013

"It was a crowd favorite and not a drop left. I changed some of the recipe. I used yellow instead of green pepper, cilantro instead of parsley and left out the red onion added half a jalapeno, a can of rotello tomatoes and squeezed half a lime in the recipe at the end. This is our new summer staple for bbq's."

bumpschuch8 User ID: 6831321 125499
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

"A staple in our house. I'm asked for this recipe all the time!"

Appy_Girl User ID: 1132413 151537
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2013

"My guests loved this recipe ! It has a wondeerful clean, crisp taste with just the right amount of Snap !

It's a real party in a Bowl. Its a "Keeper"
Janie ( Taste Of Home Field Editor) on line."

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