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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.
Cuisine Southwestern Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 69kcal


  • 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


  • 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.


Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 383IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg