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Black Bean Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4-6 servings

This recipe is great for entertaining. Guests will be impressed with the wonderful taste of this salsa.—Susan Cochran, Anaheim, California


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips


  1. Drain beans, reserving 1 tablespoon liquid. In a bowl, combine lime juice, half the beans and the reserved bean liquid. Mash until smooth. Stir in remaining beans, cilantro, onion, garlic, tomatoes and salt. Serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 75 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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