Black bean corn salsa with tomatoes and chipotle.

Black Bean Corn Salsa

This is a recipe for easy and flavorful Chipotle Black Bean Corn Salsa made with canned beans. A perfect appetizer for that next bowl of corn chips, or a great condiment to serve over flank steak or grilled chicken. Let's take a look.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southwestern Mexican
Keyword Black Bean Corn Salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 69 kcal


  • ¼ Cup fresh lime juice about 2 limes
  • ¼ Cup chopped cilantro
  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons canned chipotle chile in adobo minced
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotles in adobo
  • 2-3 Tablespoon Red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Mexican oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon New Mexico Red Chile Powder or ancho
  • 2 15 ounce Cans black beans rinsed & drained
  • 1 ½ Cup Frozen Corn thawed, or fresh corn that's been blanched
  • 1 Cup Red onion chopped. Or sweet yellow onion
  • 1 ½ Cup Fresh tomatoes seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 Cup Chopped green pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. All are estimates, nothing has to be exact.  Taste, adjust flavors and serve with chips. Or over grilled chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Corn Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 116mg5%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 383IU8%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.