Black Bean Salsa

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Black Bean Salsa
Black Bean Salsa
Carmen Taylor

Black Bean Salsa

Here's a quick, simple, and healthy salsa recipe that takes just minutes to prepare. Serve with whole-grain tortilla chips for a healthy snack or party appetizer. If there is time, refrigerate the salsa overnight to allow the flavors to meld.

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4
Servings
109
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • One 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 Cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 Cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 Cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin
  • Whole-grain tortilla chips, for serving

Directions

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and for best results, chill in the refrigerator overnight. Serve with whole-grain tortilla chips.

Black Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Black Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.4g
0.7%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0.5%
Protein
7g
14%
Carbs
21g
7%
Vitamin A
8µg
1%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.6%
Vitamin C
16mg
26%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
4.2%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
46mg
5%
Fiber
8g
32%
Folate (food)
70µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
70µg
18%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
42mg
11%
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
4.1%
Phosphorus
126mg
18%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
404mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.2%
Sodium
153mg
6%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
11.2%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.4%

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