15 Black Bean Salsa Recipes For Easy Entertaining

Black Bean and Corn Salsa
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These colorful, crowd-pleasing, and absolutely irresistible salsa recipes share a nutrient-packed ingredient: black beans! We've rounded up our best black bean salsas, from deliciously simple dips to Southern-inspired cowboy caviars. Whether you're entertaining at home or just looking for a flavorful side dish or appetizer, you're sure to find a new favorite in this collection of black bean salsa recipes.

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Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa

Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa
Sheila LaLonde

Make this sweet and savory black bean salsa with just five ingredients: mangoes, canned beans, corn, cilantro, and lime juice. If you don't have mangoes on hand, you can also use peaches or pineapples to add a burst of fruity flavor.

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Heather's Cilantro, Black Bean, and Corn Salsa

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Heather's Cilantro, Black Bean, and Corn Salsa. Photo by Dianne.

"Fabulous recipe," raves reviewer CookingCutie, who spiced up this black bean salsa recipe with a pinch of red pepper flakes. "I made it for a recent barbecue and everyone raved. It's light fresh and absolutely delicious."

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Grilled Polenta Bites with Black Bean Salsa

Grilled Polenta Bites with Black Bean Salsa
Soup Loving Nicole

A simple black bean salsa (made with just canned beans, tomatoes, red onions, jalapeños, and cilantro) pairs perfectly with grilled polenta bites.

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Super Summer Salsa

Super Summer Salsa
Photo by Rock_lobster.

Make this colorful corn and black bean salsa with just seven ingredients in 10 minutes. It's the perfect easy side dish or appetizer to throw together at the last minute.

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Black Bean Avocado Salsa

Black Bean Avocado Salsa
Photo by Jennifer Baker.

Here's a great tip from recipe creator Dawn Logterman: Before you mix up the ingredients for this black bean salsa, rub the bowl and plastic wrap with lime juice — this will keep the avocado chunks green for longer.

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Cowboy Caviar

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Try this Southern-inspired twist on classic black bean salsa next time you need a crowd-pleasing dip. Black beans, black-eyed peas, corn, bell peppers, and tomatoes are tossed in a tangy Italian dressing.

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Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Allrecipes Magazine

Three types of vinegar (red wine, balsamic, and apple cider) add sweet and tangy flavor to this vibrant bell pepper, corn, red onion, and black bean salsa.

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Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple Salsa
Photo by BrooklynKyler.

"Outstanding," reviewer MARTINIQUS says of this pineapple, chile pepper, corn, tomato, and black bean salsa. "I didn't change one bit and it turned out perfect."

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Quick Corn and Bean Salsa

Quick Corn and Bean Salsa
Soup Loving Nicole

"I love recipes like this that come together in no time and use pantry staples," says reviewer and Allrecipes Allstar lovestohost, who substituted parsley for cilantro.

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Fiesta Bean Salsa

Fiesta Bean Salsa
Kelsey Riley

This chickpea and black bean salsa is sure to be a hit at your next event. It's "super hearty and full of flavor," raves reviewer Kelsey Riley. "I love how easy it was to make and holds up well in the fridge for several days. It tastes so fresh and was a huge hit at my house!"

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Corn Salsa With Black Beans

Corn Salsa With Black Beans
My Hot Southern Mess

What sets this black bean salsa apart from the rest? Sour cream and mayonnaise give it tangy creaminess that you won't find anywhere else on this list.

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Charred Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Charred Corn and Black Bean Salsa
Soup Loving Nicole

This restaurant-worthy black bean salsa is full of smoky flavor. Fresh vegetables (corn, tomatoes, jalapeños, and garlic) are charred in the oven, blended, then mixed with canned beans and tomatoes.

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Spicy Bean Salsa

Spicy Bean Salsa
cookin'mama

Turn up the heat with this top-rated black bean salsa that's spiced with a whole can of diced jalapeños. "This recipe goes in my 'all time best' file," says reviewer PAULA1963. "Excellent flavor."

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Uptown Cowboy Caviar

Uptown Cowboy Caviar
Photo by Baking Nana.

Take basic cowboy caviar (black-eyed pea and black bean salsa) up a notch with pinto beans, yellow shoepeg corn, and pimiento peppers.

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Zesty Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Zesty Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Lea Jawort-McCormick

Everything here is fresh (aside from the canned beans), so this corn, tomato, and black bean salsa is a fantastic way to use your latest farmers' market haul.

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