Smoky Black-Bean Salsa

black bean salsa
Photo: Chelsea Cavanaugh
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Makes 1 1/2 cups

Just the thing for easy Halloween entertaining! A touch of chiles in adobo adds intrigue to this simple salsa that starts with a can of beans.


  • ½ teaspoon minced chipotle in adobo

  • Juice of 1 lime (2 tablespoons)

  • Kosher salt

  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion

  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • Sweet-potato chips, for serving


  1. Whisk together chipotle, lime juice, 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and onion. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in beans and cilantro. Serve with chips.

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