Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

A fresh, colourful salsa that is very tasty and simple to make with no real cooking
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Course: Celebrations, Gluten Free, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 259kcal


  • 15 oz Black Beans Rinsed and drained
  • 1 Corn on the cob cooked and corn removed or 1 cup of ready prepared cprn
  • 2 Teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 Avocado chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • ¼ cup lime juice about 2 limes
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced


  • Combine all the ingredients. Cover and chill.
  • If you are chilling over 1 hour – leave Kale out – it adds a nice crunch so better to add the leaves prior to serving.
  • You can play around with the flavour until it works for your taste buds. Consider adding a fresh chilli pepper


This is great placed in a jar and kept in the fridge.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 859mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 628IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3mg
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Author: Tamzin

Food activist and childhood nutrition advocate Tamzin Cochrane helps the busiest of people to cook up something healthy and delicious, even after a long day. She also helps companies and schools educate around—and create a culture and environment that truly supports healthy eating. Decades in the foodservice and hospitality industry have given Tamzin a well-rounded perspective on mealtime. She is passionate about bringing back the lost art of families and friends cooking together, and she loves seeing people enjoy the amazing tastes and textures of their communal effort. Inspiring children to cook and expand there horizons on food is very important. She shares this message through virtual coaching and video courses, by speaking at corporations, schools, and events, and through her recently-released video courses. Tamzin is found most often at The Pinny and Trowel Cooking School, which she opened in early 2020, it is located in Austin TX. Tamzin was born in England, grew up in Scotland, and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband (who incidentally, is Scottish but grew up in England) and their children.

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