Corn, Tomato, and Black Bean Salsa

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is an excellent dish alone or as a side dish for both hot and cold entrees. Best if allowed to stand at least an hour in order to marinate the flavors. Can even be made a day or two ahead, as the flavors get even better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make red chile honey: Mix honey, red chile powder, cumin and garlic salt.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan on low heat and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. To make salsa: Lightly saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil until soft.
  4. Mix the chopped cilantro, cumin seed, jalapeno, vinegar, honey, and salt together in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the corn, tomatos, black beans and sauteed ingredients.
  6. Stir to combine thoroughly.


Most Helpful

This was so yummy! I made it to go with some corn fritters and burritos and it made the dishes even more exciting. Very fresh flavours! Will definitely use this recipe again. Thank you!

o_brienniamh March 09, 2010

Oh how I love this salsa. Take note: the amount of red chile honey this calls for is much less than the amount which is made by following the red chile honey recipe. With that said, I like this salsa a little sweeter and so I added more of the red chile honey than is called for. I also like to put in more corn and less black beans than is called for (just a personal preference). This is a really great recipe that I get requests for all the time. Thanks for posting.

Dmar 311 May 17, 2007

This was a huge hit at our family 4th of July BBQ! I made it as written, except I used only one jalapeno pepper because I am a Wuss at hot stuff. I did drain off some of the liquid before serving, but it was gone in a flash! Thanks, Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando July 05, 2006

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