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A close up of a bowl of southwest salsa with corn, blackbeans, tomatoes, and cilantro.
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Southwest Salsa

This southwest salsa is a delicious chunky, flavorful, southern inspired salsa. It's perfect served with chips, on tacos, burritos, salads, etc. 
Prep Time18 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 20
Calories: 46kcal


  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno (deseeded, and finely minced)
  • 1 cup canned corn (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup canned black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 TBS fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 TBS fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 TBS salt
  • 1/2 TBS granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder


  • Chop up the tomato and red onion on a cutting board into small pieces, to be your desired size. Chop back and forth until the pieces are small. Add those to a medium sized bowl.
  • Chop up the jalapeno and cilantro into minced sized pieces and add them to the bowl.
  • Add in the corn, black beans, lime juice, salt, sugar, cumin, and chili powder and stir it all together until combined.
  • Cover the bowl and place it in the fridge for 1 hour to let the flavors meddle, then enjoy with chips.


Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg