Creamy black bean and corn dip || Erin Brighton | gluten free | side dish | vegetarian

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

If you haven’t tried a black bean and corn salsa, now is your chance.

Black bean and corn salsa || Erin Brighton | gluten free | side dish | vegetarian
CORN!! Canned corn or fresh corn works well in this salsa…

This easy appetizer will be a huge hit at summer barbecues and picnics. The simple combination of a few canned ingredients that you probably have on hand in your pantry plus a few fresh local veggies and herbs will create a super tasty treat for all!

Black Bean and Corn Salsa || Erin Brighton | gluten free | side dish | easy recipes
We LOVE these organic canned black beans …

You don’t need to wait for corn season to make this delicious appetizer or side dish. It’s perfect for Taco Tuesday or a Sunday barbeque with your family. Your friends and your kids will love this!

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This super simple black bean and corn salsa will be a huge hit at your next barbeque!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Erin Brighton


  • 1 can black beans , drained
  • 1 can corn , drained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • 3 or 4 cloves garlic , mashed with a little bit of kosher salt to make a slight paste
  • 3 or 4 scallions , chopped
  • Handful of fresh parsley or cilantro , chopped
  • Sprinkle of salt to taste


  1. Combine all the ingredients in one large bowl - I used the same size cans for all three main ingredients - about 14 ounces.
  2. Gently stir to combine. Taste. Add a little bit of salt if necessary.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips! So easy!


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Erin Brighton

I am a native New Englander now living in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina and enjoying summers in sea-breezy Scituate, Massachusetts with my five small kids and two large dogs. I love to cook easy, local, and gluten-free for friends and family.

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