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Black bean salsa with limes served with chips on the side
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5 from 24 votes

Black Bean Salsa

This flavorful, chunky black bean salsa is a crowd pleaser and can be made in advance for an easy party appetizer; perfect with tortilla chips
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 219kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup frozen corn thawed
  • 1 4 ounce can green chiles
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Tortilla chips for serving


  • Place the beans, corn, chiles, tomatoes, onions, jalapeno peppers and cilantro in a large bowl. Squeeze the lime juice on top, season with cumin, salt and pepper and toss gently to combine.
  • Enjoy immediately at room temperature, or cover and refrigerate until cool, about 1 hour.
  • Serve with your favorite tortilla chips or top of tacos, salads and bowls.



Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 428IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg