Easy Black Bean Salsa Recipe
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Easy Black Bean Salsa Recipe

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This salsa is a staple at my house. I can make it in about 5 minutes, so it's great for quick meals or snacks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 32 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Drain tomatoes, reserving juice. Cut up tomatoes; place in a large bowl. Add juice, beans, chilies, onion, cilantro, salt and, if desired, olives; stir until combined.
  2. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Serve with tortilla chips or as an accompaniment to Mexican food. Yield: about 4 cups.
Originally published as Easy Black Bean Salsa in Country Extra July 1998, p49

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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engprof User ID: 889040 247891
Reviewed May. 5, 2016

"I love this recipe! I make it all the time when I'm having a party, often subbing in a can of Rotel tomatoes with chilies if I'm in a pinch. It's awesome!"

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