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Three-Bean Salsa

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


8 cups

Here’s an easy recipe for fabulous, chunky salsa. “It’s fast, fresh, low in fat and high in fiber,“ shares Regina Gutierrez. To keep calories down, she serves it with baked or low-fat tortilla chips at home in San Antonio, Texas.


  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 2 to 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients; toss to coat. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 97 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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  • katlaydee3
    Aug 28, 2017

    I thought this salsa was okay, but not great. I'm hoping that the leftovers will be better tomorrow.

  • Jellybug
    Sep 1, 2014

    This recipe is amazing!! easy and delicious...I gave this recipe to my daughter in law and she made it for a bridal shower..The bride to be went crazy eating almost all of it and asked for the recipe so she can make it for her future husband...This recipe is a keeper.

  • MurphDog33
    Sep 11, 2013

    This is def a great, long lasting salsa! It was very flavorful and it is great for parties or just sharing with friends. Not too spicy and not too mild. I added a bit more cilantro than was called for. This is one of my favorite recipes and I will make it again.