Cilantro, Black Bean, and Corn Salsa

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 avocado – peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped (or one can)
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. Place lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and cayenne pepper in a small jar. Cover with lid, and shake until ingredients are well mixed.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine beans, corn, avocado, bell pepper, tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro. Shake lime dressing, and pour it over the salad. Stir salad to coat vegetables and beans with dressing, and serve.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 (15 ounce) can yellow corn, drained
  • 1/2 (15 ounce) can white corn, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 (14.5 ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 bunch finely chopped cilantro
  • 2-1/2 green onions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or to taste

Directions

  1. Stir the yellow and white corn, black beans, tomatoes, cilantro, green onion, red onion, bell pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Gently mix in the lime juice and avocado. Drizzle with olive oil to serve.
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