Farmers Market Salsa
Turn fresh tomatoes, onions, and peppers and canned beans and corn into this delicious salsa. It's a great use for farmers market produce!
Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
1/2 cup fresh corn, cooked or frozen
1 - 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup green pepper, diced
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup picante sauce or jarred salsa
Time needed: 20 minutes preparation
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Chill until serving time.
- Drain before serving.
- Serve with low fat baked tortilla chips or fresh vegetables.
|Total Fat:||0 g|
|Saturated Fat:||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate:||14 g|
|Dietary Fiber:||2 g|
Tips and Variations
Make cooked black beans from scratch to save money. Follow the instructions for the quick hot soak or overnight soak method found on Preparing Dry Beans and Whole Dry Peas.
To decrease the sodium, look for low-sodium or no-sodium black beans
Older children can help by washing and chopping vegetables.
Salsa will become juicy after sitting for a while. This is normal.
This recipe was developed by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff.
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