Calico Corn Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 cups

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022
"A friend gave me the recipe for this colorful salsa...and when I took it to a luncheon, everyone loved it," shares Jennifer Gardner of Sandy, Utah. Double the ingredients for larger gatherings.


  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips


  1. In a large bowl, combine the corn and peas. In a nonstick skillet, cook cumin and oregano in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Pour over corn mixture; stir to coat evenly. Stir in the beans, tomato and onion.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the lime juice, mustard, garlic and salt. Stir in cilantro. Pour over corn mixture and stir to coat. Serve with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 107 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.