Apple Black Bean Salsa

Apple Black Bean Salsa
September 17 00:00 2001 Print This Article
Apple Black Bean Salsa

Prep Time: 20 Minutes – Cost: $
“Servings: 8 – Difficulty Level: 2


  • lemon juice for dipping apple slices
  • 2-3 red Delicious apples, peeled, enough to make 2 cups diced fruit
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice, preferably freshly squeezed
  • 3 Tbsp. orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbsp. diced green chili pepper (canned version)
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro leaves
  • salt and pepper, preferably white


  1. Place lemon juice in wide shallow bowl. Peel and slice apples, then dip slices into juice to prevent browning. Dice slices to makes 2 cups.
  2. In a mixing bowl, place apples, beans, chili pepper, cilantro, lime juice and orange juice. Mix thoroughly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Refrigerate 6 to 8 hours before serving. (Salsa can be prepared up to one day ahead.) Before serving, drain off excess liquid.
  4. Serve with chicken or fish.

    Makes 8 servings, each containing 28 calories and 0 grams of fat.

Source: AICR

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