July 4, 2010

Mango, Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Salsa always reminds me of summer. The fresh tomato tastes, complimented with fresh herbs straight from the garden. Use this salsa along with some delicious stone ground chips to start any mexican recipe dinner off.
Ingredients to make Mango, Corn and Black Bean Salsa Recipe:
  • juice of two limes
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of hot sauce
  • ½ of a mango, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 -11oz. can of whole kernel sweet corn, drained
  • 1-15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium tomato, cored, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
  • ½ of a small red onion, finely chopped
  • freshly ground sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Thin lime slices and sprigs of fresh mint for garnish.

Directions to make Mango, Corn and Black Bean Salsa Recipe:

  1. Whisk together the lime juice, cumin and hot sauce in a bowl, and set aside.
  2. Mix all remaining ingredients (except for the salt and pepper) together in another bowl.
  3. Pour the juice mixture over the other ingredients and gently mix with a spoon.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Chill for at least one hour.
  6. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and lime slices.

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