Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Real Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Making Black Bean Salsa is easy with this recipe. You can be enjoying a delicious salsa in minutes. What are you waiting for?

This salsa recipe is great with chips and bread, but it is also fabulous with grilled beef, fish, or chicken.

The restaurant guests always love fresh salsa - all kinds of salsas with appetizers and entrees.

This is a favorite restaurant recipe, not just because it tastes so good, but because it goes so well with so many entrees.

Spooned across meat or fish or chicken, this salsa will turn an ordinary meal into an exotic cuisine. The salsa delights the senses and makes meals lively. And sometimes you might add jalapeños for more heat when you or your guests are looking for even more "life."

You'll love to cook and to experiment with salsas. Take this recipe and "make it your own" by "tweaking." It really is great fun.

Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 6-8


  • 4  cups canned black beans, rinsed and drained or cooked dried black beans, drained
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup jalapeños pepper, seeded and finely diced (use disposable latex gloves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (Ancho chili powder if you have it)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste



  • If using dry beans, soak the beans overnight in warm water and then simmer them in fresh water 2 hours until tender. Rinse well and drain
  • In a mixing bowl, lightly toss the beans with all remaining ingredients and use immediately or refrigerate

Enjoy this restaurant recipe for Bean Salsa and the company of those you share it with!


Did you know? Salsa has now passed ketchup as America's favorite condiment. Isn't that amazing?