Black Bean Salsa – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Please!

 

Everyone has those one or two regulars in their diet that show up on a weekly, sometimes even daily basis.  You try to push them away, switch things up a bit, but no matter how hard you try they keep popping up in the forefront of your memory.  This is my regular – Black Bean Salsa.   I could eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner – and sometimes I do!  I make a large bowl, seal it with a lid, and then all the work is done when I want to enjoy it with anything I choose. Here are just a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

Breakfast:

Huevos Rancheros – Fried eggs topped with melted cheddar and monterey cheeses, and black bean salsa

Breakfast Burrito – Scrambled eggs, black bean salsa, peppers, cheese, dash of hot sauce, wrapped up in a warm tortilla

Lunch:

Mixed Greens Salad with Blackened Salmon and Black Bean Salsa, with a Citrus Vinaigrette

Cheese and Black Bean Quesadilla

Southwestern Chicken Wrap – Chicken, black beans, pepper jack cheese, lettuce and chipotle mayo wrapped up in a tortilla

Dinner:

Skirt Steak Soft Tacos – Shredded lettuce, guacamole, cheese and black beans

Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple and Black Bean Salsa  

Citrus Marinated Tilapia with Black Bean Salsa and Rice

 

 

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

The variations of this are endless. You could add mangoes, pineapples, avocados, bell peppers, white beans, etc.  Here is my basic (and absolutely delicious) version:

  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups of corn (preferably off the cob if available)
  • 2 tomatoes, guts cleaned out and diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, insides scraped out and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • kosher salt and pepper

Combine all ingredients in large bowl and season with kosher salt and pepper to taste.

 

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3 Comments

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3 responses to “Black Bean Salsa – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Please!

  1. Cindy

    I too love fresh black bean salsa. I’ll be making a big batch of this over the weekend to get me through the week. Thanks!

  2. Bev Downs

    These are some great combination you’ve chosen. I’ll try the salsa with my breakfast egg whites and the other suggestions you’ve made. Can’t wait.

  3. Pingback: Garlicky Black Bean Hummus with Baked Tortilla Chips « Daily Crave

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