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5 Ways to Dress up Black Beans

Simple Black Bean and Salsa Recipe

Take your canned beans up a step by adding salsa. Find this and 4 other additions to make your beans shine with minimal effort!

Author Christina | Food Apparel


  • 1 16-ounce can Black Beans regular or low sodium
  • 1/2 to 1 cup Salsa your favorite type and heat


  1. In a colander, drain and thoroughly rinse your black beans.

  2. Dump beans into a small pot.

  3. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of your favorite salsa. Stir together.

  4. Warm over low to medium heat. Add water if necessary for desired consistency and to keep the beans from sticking and burning to the bottom of the pan.

  5. Serve as a side or as a dip with tortilla chips! For additional flavor, add spices, garlic, lime, cotija (any or all).