Black bean and corn salsa makes a delicious party dip that’s perfect for any occasion! The best part? It’s super easy to make and you can whip up this salsa recipe in just minutes!
There’s really no such thing as a party without chips and salsa, right? I mean, my cream cheese jalapeno poppers are always a hit and my no-bake cheesecake bites disappear almost as soon as I put them on the table. However, chips and salsa are a party staple!
You can always just use salsa from a jar but it doesn’t even compare to homemade salsa! Salsa from scratch always tastes so much better and you just can’t beat this black bean and corn salsa recipe. It’s my new fave, not just because it’s super easy but it’s so delicious and full of flavor!
Black Bean And Corn Salsa
The best part about this recipe is that you don’t need a lot of ingredients! Too many ingredients always makes my head spin and I totally run the other way! With this salsa recipe you just need black beans, corn and a few other ingredients and you’re totally good to go.
Just start by mixing black beans, corn, onion and cilantro in a bowl.
Combine olive oil, vinegar and sugar in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Pour over black bean and corn mixture.
Add salt to taste, chill for 10 minutes and enjoy!
You know how I love an easy recipe and it doesn’t get much easier than this one! What REALLY matters though is how good it tastes and this black bean and corn salsa is about as good as it gets!
This salsa recipe is perfect for parties, taco Tuesday or any other night of the week!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you make black bean and corn salsa ahead of time?
You can! It makes life so much easier too. Make your salsa the night before and just refrigerate until you’re ready to serve it.
What do you serve with black bean and corn salsa?
This salsa is best served with tortilla chips but there are plenty of other ways to eat it too. Wrap some in a tortilla, serve over a southwestern salad, add to nachos or even top chicken or fish with it.
Can you freeze black bean and corn salsa?
Yes, you can definitely freeze this salsa. Just pour it into a freezer bag, then place that bag inside another one (that adds an extra layer of protection against freezer burn). When you’re ready to serve it, just pull it out and thaw in the refrigerator.
Can you heat black bean and corn salsa?
If you want to serve it hot, just pour it into a skillet and warm it over medium heat for a few minutes.
How long does black bean and corn salsa last?
This salsa will last for up to five days if you store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
- 1.5 cups cooked corn or 1 (15oz) can of whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 medium red onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
- ¼ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup white vinegar
- 3 tbsp sugar
- Salt to taste
- Combine black beans, corn, onion and cilantro. Stir well and set aside.
- Combine olive oil, vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then remove from heat.
- Pour into black bean and corn mixture and stir until mixed well.
- Add salt to taste and chill for 10 minutes before serving.
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