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Black Bean Salsa

Category: Snack
Source: Kristen J. Gough
Description:

This tasty family appetizer features tomatoes, peppers and lime for a kick the kids will love. Read more in MetroParent.com Crumbs blog.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Number of Servings: 1 1/2 cups
Ingredients: 1 19.75-oz. can black beans (or similar size)
2 medium tomatoes
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
2 limes (or one if it's really juicy)
1 small onion
1 jalapeno or Serrano chili pepper
salt and pepper to taste
Directions: 1. Drain the liquid from the black beans place in a mixing bowl.

2. Chop the tomatoes and onion into small, uniformly sized pieces. Add them to the beans.

3. Remove the seeds from the pepper carefully then add 1/4 to the mix. Test the heat level and add more until you reach the desired level.

4. Squeeze the juice from two limes directly into the salsa.

5. Add the cilantro, salt and pepper, stir and adjust seasonings, then serve with tortilla chips.


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