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Cowboy Caviar

This salsa is a party favorite. Using pantry items liked canned beans, corn, and tomatoes, this recipe comes together quickly and can serve a crowd.

Prep time
10 minutes
1 can kidney beans (drained, (15 ounces, low-sodium))
1 can black beans (drained, (15 ounces, low-sodium))
1 can corn (drained, (15 ounces, low-sodium))
1 can tomatoes (crushed, (15 ounces))
1 can green chiles (chopped, (4 ounces) )
1 tablespoon oil
3 medium lime (juiced (optional))
salt ((to taste, optional))
black pepper ((to taste, optional))
hot sauce ((to taste, optional))
  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Mix kidney beans, black beans, corn, tomatoes, chilies, and onion in a large bowl.
  3. Add lime juice (if using) and oil, toss gently to combine. Taste. Add small amount of salt and pepper if desired.
  4. Serve by itself, with raw vegetables and/or corn chips.

Rinse beans when draining to remove more sodium.

Be creative! Add any kind of beans you have. Make it spicier by adding hot sauce.

Meal Type: Snack
Category: 30 Minutes or Less, Kid-Friendly
Food group: Vegetables, Protein
Season: Summer