Healthy Superbowl Party Recipes: Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Next up in our series of healthy Superbowl party dishes is our recipe for Black Bean and Corn Salsa.  Not only is this recipe delicious, it’s easy to make – no kitchen appliances needed.  Make it fresh right before your guests come or let it sit in the fblack bean and corn salsaridge for an hour so it can absorb its flavors.

 Black Bean and Corn Salsa (Adapted from


1 (15 ounce) can yellow corn, drained

1 (15 ounce) can white corn, drained

2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed

4 roma tomatoes, chopped

5 green onions, finely sliced

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1/4 cup lime juice

1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced

2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Wash and rinse your vegetables.  Chop the onion, green onions, and bell pepper into small chunks.  Add them to a serving bowl (this dish’s colors are visually appetizing, so you may want to add it to a glass serving bowl, if you have one.)
  2. Next, peel and dice your avocado.   For tips on how to peel an avocado, check out our previous blog post.
  3. Rinse all of your beans and corn in a strainer under water.  Add them to the mixture.
  4. Finally, lightly stir in your lime juice.  Be sure not to crush your avocado chunks.
  5. When ready to serve, add the olive oil and stir gently.


Serve with baked tortilla tips or pita bread.



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