Fresh Black Bean Salsa

Fresh Black Bean Salsa
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.

This salsa is better than anything you will buy in a jar! It’s delicious, quick, and uses all fresh ingredients that you might already have in your kitchen. If you don’t want to serve it with chips, try it with cucumbers, celery or jicama. It would also make a great topping for tacos!

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    10 chips with 1/4 cup salsa
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    10 chips with 1/4 cup salsa
  • Amount per serving Calories 160

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 0.9g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 125mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 4g
  • Potassium 250mg
  • Phosphorus 60mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Fat



  • tortilla chips (multigrain, scoops)
  • canned black beans (rinsed and drained)
    1 cup
  • large tomatoes (diced)
  • finely diced onion (finely diced)
    1/4 cup
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • Juice of 1 small lime
  • finely chopped fresh cilantro
    1/4 cup


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients except chips.

  2. Serve salsa in a bowl with chips on the side.